Identifying and Measuring the Effects of Information Technologies on Law Enforcement Agencies

Groff, Elizabeth, and T. McEwen (2008). U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. This guide helps police departments measure the effects of information technologies, including automated field reporting systems, computer aided dispatch, records management systems, and others, to support community policing activities. It includes the results of an assessment of the COPS Office’s 2002 Making Officer Redeployment Effective (MORE) grantees.

Privacy in the Information Age: A Guide for Sharing Crime Maps and Spatial Data

Wartell, Julie and J. Thomas McEwen (2001). U. S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice.  This publication addresses the problems of crime data sharing/mapping (particularly for the law enforcement manager) in the differing contexts of inter-agency cooperation, formal research, and public service.  

Research Needs for Computer Crime

S. McQuade and J. T. McEwen (1996). Institute for Law and Justice.  This report summarizes results of an electronic conference that was sponsored by the National Institute of Justice and involved 86 experts in computer crime and criminal justice research.

CJSSIM: Criminal Justice System Simulation Model

McEwen, J. T. and R. Guynes (1992). Developed by ILJ for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, this model—designed to simulate budget, time, and resource usage in a criminal justice system—is still of interest to researchers seeking to develop similar models in today’s IT environments.  Executable for Windows environment: Download.

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