Lum, C., Koper, C. S., & Willis, J. (2017). Understanding the limits of technology’s impact on police effectiveness. Police Quarterly, 20(2), 135–163. This article presents some important findings that inform our understandings of how technology cannot improve police work. Such research is important to counteract some of the “CSI effect” discussed in Week 2.
Vernick, J. S., Pierce, M. W., Webster, D. W., & Johnson, S. B. (2003). Technologies to detect concealed weapons: Fourth Amendment limits on a new public health and law enforcement tool. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, 31(4), 567–579. This is an older article that provides some important considerations related to the implementation of new technology tools in law enforcement. Regardless of the new technology being implemented, many of the considerations herein can be applied.