This section examines law enforcement technologies such as body worn cameras, unmanned aircraft, and less lethal weapons as well as the topic of social media. While these technologies cover a broad range of products and uses, many of the considerations for law enforcement agencies are similar.
Body-Worn Camera Model Policy and Concept Paper
License Plate Readers Model Policy and Concept Paper*
Social Media Model Policy and Concept Paper
Unmanned Aircraft Model Policy and Concept Paper*
Data, Privacy, and Public Safety: A Law Enforcement Perspective on the Challenges of Gathering Electronic Evidence
Social Media: Ready, Set, Go
Technology Policy Framework
Considerations for Social Media Management and Strategy (June 2014)
Reaching Out to Diverse Communities via Social Media (September 2015)
IACP Center for Social Media
IACP Technology Center
Testimony of Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Vincent Talucci - Technology
Testimony of Research and Programs Director Hassan Aden - Social Media
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