Policing Justice Series

Criminal Justice

Quiz 10 :
Policing and the Law

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Quiz 10 :
Policing and the Law

Compstat is a goal-oriented police management process that relies heavily on computer technology and accountability of top-level administrators.It emphasizes four important elements: accurate and timely intelligence,effective tactics,rapid deployment,and relentless follow-up and assessment.

Computer-aided drafting (CAD)is technology adapted to meet the needs of police officers and criminal investigators.It facilitates the drafting of crime scenes on a computer so that they can be viewed three-dimensionally.It has been developed for animation purposes,enabling viewers to get a feel for the perpetrators' movement's and can be shared with jurors in a criminal trial.

Tactical intelligence is a type of intelligence that includes gaining or developing information related to threats of terrorism or crime and using this information to apprehend offenders,harden targets,and use strategies that will eliminate or mitigate the threat.Strategic intelligence is a type of intelligence that provides information to decision makers about the changing nature of threats,enabling them to develop response strategies and reallocate resources for effective threat prevention.