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Harnessing the Power of Technology in Institutional Corrections (2016)

"One researcher reflects on the challenges and opportunities associated with implementing and evaluating criminal justice technologies. As criminologists, we are typically well trained in evaluation methodology but less so in the issues and nuances associated with technology deployment. When we evaluate criminal justice technology, we must understand both the capacity of the technology and how people use it. Focusing on one at the expense of the other can render the entire evaluation effort futile."

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