Summary: The Use Of Technology In Crime Prevention

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Technology is said to play a major role in today’s society and as seem to be a natural component of one’s personal lives. Over the years, technologies have been blamed for the increase in crime rate, whereas persons hope that the use of technology can reduce the increased level of crime. According to the businessdictionary.com, “technology is the purposeful application of information in the design, production, and utilization of goods and services, and in the organization of human activities”.
Faith (2015) states that the use of technologies in policing has recent advances and changes in both the hard and soft technologies of policing used by law enforcement departments in a wide range of contexts. The innovations and implementations which
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