Technology and Communication in Criminal Justice


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Essay #: 062024
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Technology and Communication in Criminal Justice
Mobile data terminals (MDTs) are used by law enforcement in the criminal justice system to increase both the speed and amount of information that can be communicated to the officer and between law enforcement officials. Historically speaking, MDTs first became available to law enforcement personnel in the 1980s, at which point they were slow and unimpressive by today’s standards (“Public Safety Mobile Data Systems,” n.d.). At that time, they were limited to law enforcement, and not available to the general public. However, in the 1990s, MDTs became popular in commercial businesses where they were used to increase communication and delivery efficacy, as well as in the public sector wherein...
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.....o one’s fellow man, and not used as a substitute whereby one gets caught up in the stimulation of the technology and forgets the underlying reasons why one is doing the work.
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