Technology transfer of computer-based applications in law enforcement

Kent W. Colton, James M. Tien

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As the use of computer-based technology has expanded in law enforcement, one of the central questions is how technology transfer has contributed to this development Drawing on a range of past and current research studies, the paper notes that the expectations of transfer have often exceeded the realities. Factors which both inhibit and enhance technology transfer in law enforcement are therefore outlined, and recommendations for the future are set forth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-76
Number of pages14
JournalThe Journal of Technology Transfer
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 1 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Accounting
  • Engineering(all)


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