Sharing of Terrorism Related Intelligence Information Within the National Law Enforcement Community

Steve Pomerantz, Mitretek Systems

This paper addresses the shifts in information technology and how they alter the functioning of police agencies. of special importance are the tensions between the need for secure information systems and the desire to make more information about crime and criminals available to the public. Recent work with the Illinois State Police will be used to illustrate this tension and to discuss how technology can help address these tensions. The implications for other criminal justice components are discussed.

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