Anybody who has worked in police or security has been burned by a promise of technology. We have all bought into software that was outdated by the time it started working, that created more work than the system it replaced, or failed to live up to expectations in other ways. This session examines strategies to avoid being paralyzed by technophobia and to avoid investing in technology that doesn’t do what it promises.
About Robert Allen
Rob Allen has more than 30 years of experience in policing and private security, including several years at the Minneapolis Police Department where he served as a Precinct Commander and Deputy Chief. He developed the MPD’s CODEFOR strategy that led to significant reduction in crime, was the incident commander for the 35W bridge collapse and led MPD’s efforts during the 2008 Republican National Convention. He holds a BA from Beloit College and is currently completing a Master’s Degree in Homeland Security at the US Naval Postgraduate School.