Crime / Law

Technology And The Science Of Fighting Crime

16th Oct `13, 12:48 PM in Crime / Law

Crime, every community suffers from some kind of it—whether it’s shoplifting a candy bar, defrauding a bank or…

BDMS
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Crime, every community suffers from some kind of it—whether it’s shoplifting a candy bar, defrauding a bank or dealing drugs as a member of a gang.

Kansas City is no stranger to violent crime, in fact Kansas City as of 2011 ranked as the 18th most violent city in the United States, according to FBI statistics. But the science of crime fighting is always changing.

Technology presents incredible opportunities for police forces to combat crime, using big data and video documentation to make connections and record events as they occurred. But, how do we keep police forces accountable with these new tools of crime fighting?

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