Tag Archives: Transparency

New technology for a new police

The reality that there is often tension between law enforcement bodies and the public is no secret, and it may be that new technology provides an opportunity to both reduce incidents of misconduct and increase transparency and accountability in police-public interactions.

Reports and accusations of police victimization of minority communities and general conduct emerge with relative frequency in many Western countries like the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, the most recent of which appears to be police-directed “humiliation” of mentally ill black men in suburban Detroit. Continue reading →