Current and Future Technologies Used in the Criminal Justice System

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Current and Future Technologies used in the criminal Justice system AJA 363 Current and Future Technologies used in the criminal Justice system Communication skills are the most important skills that are necessary for law enforcement professionals to succeed in this type of profession. Law enforcement officers must understand this reality and being effective at communicating will make the job easier. If an officer decides to be a lousy communicator the results usually end up being poor interpersonal relationships, citizen’s complaints, and in the worse case, possibly even injury or death in the streets. The Webster’s dictionary defines communication as “an act of transmitting a message, exchange of information, to make known.” (Lt. J, Glennon 2007, policeone.com) Communication for public safety is still far behind commercial users in communications functionality, even though there have be improvements that have achieved much better interoperability between different disciplines and across jurisdictional boundaries, lack of governance, standards, and training continue to be the biggest gaps, but this is not for lack of technology. There are technical solutions out there that are ready to help law enforcement communicate effectively and efficiently. This paper will discuss and identify some technological tools that are used in the communication process, how current technology is being used more effectively in different areas of law enforcement, and some future technologies that are in development, but not currently in use (Deputy Chief E, Reyes, 2009 policeone.com) Brain Fingerprinting, it's a test that determines specific information that is stored and an individuals memory. It measures individual brain wave responses to pictures words or sounds presented by a computer. The brain wave responses to the stimuli that are measured using a

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