By Frank J. Schmalleger
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Chicago has spent more than $60 million on its video surveillance network. Although that cost was supplemented by federal Homeland Security grants, such systems have high maintenance costs and compete for scarce tax dollars with other law enforcement activities, such as patrolling. 30 for every dollar spent on cameras in Humboldt Park. Chicago uses wireless cameras mounted on poles with a “pan-tilt-zoom” technology that allows operators to follow subjects and focus in on them. Officers can do this manually, but as images proliferate, law enforcement has been increasingly turning to video analytic software that can sort through thousands of pictures to look for a specific image.
Was justice done in this case? © Leigh Green/Alamy individual-rights advocate One who seeks to protect personal freedoms within the process of criminal justice. public-order advocate One who believes that under certain circumstances involving a criminal threat to public safety, the interests of society should take precedence over individual rights. 8 PART I Crime in America Lecture Note Explain that criminal justice is the study of how fairness is achieved in criminal courts. Contrast formal criminal justice case processing with alternatives, such as vigilante justice and kangaroo courts.
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Criminal justice: A Brief Introduction by Frank J. Schmalleger