IACP Technology Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) Update

The combination of critical changes in police responsibilities (homeland security, counterterrorism, community policing) and continued advances in technology require an innovative approach to supporting the technological needs of state, county, local, and tribal law enforcement. In response to the emergence of these new responsibilities, agencies of all sizes use many technological resources to help them accomplish their missions. Although the definition of technology in the law enforcement community constantly expands, one issue remains constant: a lack of information about technology prior to purchase.