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Catarina Frois & Helena Machado

In: The SAGE Handbook of Global Policing

Chapter 23: Modernization and Development as a Motor of Polity and Policing

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Modernization and Development as a Motor of Polity and Policing
Modernization and Development as a Motor of Polity and Policing
Catarina FroisHelena Machado

In the discourse of politicians and security force officials around the world, technology is frequently advanced as a powerful and innovative tool in the prevention, dissuasion and general struggle against crime. In the production of policies around the safety of goods and persons – that are enforced at local, regional, national and international levels – the use of advanced technological systems cuts across all areas of police activity. As the surveillance studies scholar Gary Marx wrote in 2002, in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks, the technological potential that aim at collecting personal information (for different uses) include: ‘video and audio ...

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