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Law Enforcement Success in Action: How the Philadelphia Police Balance Technology and Protection

Law Enforcement Success in Action: How the Philadelphia Police Balance Technology and Protection

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 3:15pm to 3:45pm
Center Stage

How do we take advantage of the benefits of technology in law enforcement without sacrificing important civil liberties? New innovations have dramatically enhanced the ability of law enforcement to reduce and address threats and protect citizens. At the same time, civil liberties concerns have resulted in some municipalities sharply limiting the use of technology, including facial recognition. The Philadelphia Police Department is addressing these seemingly competing forces, using technology to keep citizens safe and doing so in a way that safeguards civil liberties.

As we gather in Philadelphia for ImagineNation 2019, come to this session to learn how our host city is leading the way in thinking through these important social and technological issues.