Access the Victims` compensation websites in your state and the National Center for Victims of Crime website (http://www.ncvc.org).
View the following in Criminology in the 21st Century:
Criminology Interviews: Director and Chief of Victimization Stats
Terrorism: A Study in Public Safety
View the following Films on Demand videos:
Advantages and Disadvantages of Surveillance
What is Biometrics?
Research the following:
U.S. Patriot Act
The Domestic Security Enhancement Act of 2003
Homeland Security Act of 2002
Write a 2,100- to 2,400-word paper addressing the following:
Future directions of crime fighting and it`s role in social policy implication
The potential for specific crime-fighting methodologies, such as using biometrics, implementing cybercrime spyware, or mandating DNA collection programs
Evolving law enforcement and forensic technologies used to detect criminal activities
Possible civil liberty or ethical violations as they relate to the evolving technologies you included in the paper
Discuss how the evolution of crime fighting may affect social policy from national and international perspectives.
Consider how the evolving technologies relate to national and international policymaking.
Include at least two academic references.
Format the paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Criminology in the Future Name Institutional Affiliation Criminology in the Future Technology affects the criminology sector both positively and negatively. On the negative side, it arms the criminals with new weapons, enabling them to conduct massive destruction in the society. On the other hand, technology provides the criminology department and the police agencies with the knowledge and power useful to fight crime. Technology is a key aspect in criminology and shapes every aspect of the discipline. During the past years, technology such as the use of radios, telegraph, automobile, and the telephone was applied in the sector. More advanced and sophisticated technology is being applied in todayï¿½s contemporary world. The technologies include the use of biometrics, computer databases, video surveillance, cellular communication modes, electronic eavesdropping, law enforcement vehicles and the use of non-lethal weapons like tasers among other forms of expertise. Technology enhances the safety of the law enforcement officers and aids in both crime prevention and fighting. With the improvement in technology experienced today, the future of criminology in fighting the criminal activities remains bright. The fourth amendment of the American Constitution protects the citizens against any form of unreasonable seizures and searches. However, the constitution does not address the issue of electronic documents. With the advanced technology, the criminology sector can access th...