Using GIS to Evaluate Police Technology: Examples From the Field
Track: Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
Authors: Eric Piza
Police agencies have recently incorporated technological strategies in an attempt to more effectively and efficiently combat issues of public safety. GIS offers researchers specific benefits in the evaluation of such technology. This presentation provides examples from two evaluations funded by the National Institute of Justice, focusing on the public CCTV system in Newark, NJ and proposed wireless radio programming operation in North Carolina.