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Utilizing Technology to Make Prisons Safer: How Technology Can Help Stop the Professionalization of Criminals Behind Bars

Corrections.com
December 28, 2015
By Derek Brown

The software can rapidly allow officials to reveal links between inmates and known criminals and establish any relationships or patterns. This evidence can ultimately help investigators discover who is committing which crimes, when they are doing it – and crucially – how.

 As Dr. Kelli Frakes, a professor at American Military University, wrote recently: “Similar to intelligence-led policing, the success of intelligence-led corrections will depend on several factors. Correctional facilities must be willing to not only embrace the philosophy, but also establish processes and tools to properly implement the strategy as well as measure effectiveness. It is not enough for correctional officers to collect information; policies and procedures are needed to ensure such information is analyzed and then disseminated properly.”

 
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