Technology In The Criminal Justice System

Then select one current technology in the criminal justice system. For ideas on current technologies, refer to the list below.

Current Technologies
  • Surveillance technologies. (A list is maintained on the ACLU’s Surveillance Technologies page.)
  • Facial recognition technology.
  • Biometrics.
  • Robots/drones.
  • Shot-spotters.
  • Thermal imaging cameras.
  • AI/predictive policing.
  • Automatic license plate recognition.
  • Body cameras.

Write a 2–3 page paper in which you:

  • Describe the technology, its purpose, how it works, and when it would be used.
  • Discuss the ethical and privacy issues around the technology.
  • What impacts might this have on the future if the ethical and privacy issues are not resolved?
  • Use three sources to support your writing. Choose sources that are credible, relevant, and appropriate. Cite each source listed on your source page at least one time within your assignment.