Technology in modern policing

Research Institution / Organisation

The Open University

Principal Researcher

Heather Barrett

Level of Research


Project Start Date

September 2013

Research Context

The research project aims to explore aspects of technology adoption in relation to the introduction of ID scanners into the night-time economy.  This is a particularly interesting research topic because it is examining a technology adoption that is a collaboration between the purchasers of the technology (club owners) and the police.

Research Methodology

‚ÄčThe research will take a case study approach using interviews for primary data and documented evidence for secondary data.

Interim reports and publications

‚ÄčNot available

Date due for completion

August 2019
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