Handbook of Surveillance Technologies: History & Applications, 3rd Edition
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From officially sanctioned, high-tech operations to budget spy cameras and cell phone video, this updated and expanded edition of a bestselling handbook reflects the rapid and significant growth of the surveillance industry. The Handbook of Surveillance Technologies, Third Edition is the only comprehensive work to chronicle the background and current applications of the full-range of surveillance technologies―offering the latest in surveillance and privacy issues.
- Cutting-Edge―updates its bestselling predecessor with discussions on social media, GPS circuits in cell phones and PDAs, new GIS systems, Google street-viewing technology, satellite surveillance, sonar and biometric surveillance systems, and emerging developments
- Comprehensive―from sonar and biometric surveillance systems to satellites, it describes spy devices, legislation, and privacy issues―from their historical origins to current applications―including recent controversies and changes in the structure of the intelligence community at home and abroad
- Modular―chapters can be read in any order―browse as a professional reference on an as-needed basis―or use as a text forSurveillance Studies courses
Using a narrative style and more than 950 illustrations, this handbook will help journalists/newscasters, privacy organizations, and civic planners grasp technical aspects while also providing professional-level information for surveillance studies, sociology and political science educators, law enforcement personnel, and forensic trainees. It includes extensive resource information for further study at the end of each chapter.
Covers the full spectrum of surveillance systems, including:
Radar • Sonar • RF/ID • Satellite • Ultraviolet • Infrared • Biometric • Genetic • Animal • Biochemical • Computer • Wiretapping • Audio • Cryptologic • Chemical • Biological • X-Ray • Magnetic
machines. When not writing technology references, Petersen enjoys outdoor activities, strategy games, music, gourmet cooking, 3D computer imagery, and fiction writing. xi Chapter 1 - Introduction & Overview Section Surveillance Technologies Introduction 1 1 - Introduction and Overview Chapter 1 - Introduction & Overview Surveillance Technologies 1 Introduction & Overview 1. Introduction 1.a. Scope and Focus This book fills a significant gap in surveillance literature. There are
restrictions on scientific research, publication, or the use of the results. And when restrictions are judged necessary, speedy procedures for appeals, review and appropriate compensation should be included. This is a tall order, given that the results of any particular line of research are difficult and sometimes impossible to predict and that any government veto process would be strenuously opposed by members of the scientific community. Inman continues: One example of this type of process is
72 Chapter 1 - Introduction & Overview 6.c. Natural Resources Management and Protection Surveillance Strategies. Left: Coast Guard members discuss tactics for searching fishing vessel spaces in 1990. Illegal fishing methods, catches, or contraband are sometimes found by the Coast Guard on routine checks. Right: A fish catch is inspected during a routine 1993 Coast Guard fishery patrol. Fishing vessels are also checked for compliance with regulations and minimum safety standards. [U.S.
Officers (AFIO) - AFIO is a nonprofit, nonpolitical educational association founded in 1975. Members comprise intelligence professionals engaged in promoting understanding of the role and functions of U.S. intelligence activities. AFIO publishes the journal Intelligencer and Weekly Intelligence Notes (WIN). www.afio.com/ Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction (ACSR) - Founded in 1991 to provide support to law enforcement investigators, forensic experts, and educators in the understanding of
activities. The center “identifies, coordinates, and prioritizes the counterterrorism intelligence requirements” of U.S. intelligence agencies and “develops strategic operational plans for implementation”. Vice Admiral Scott Redd became the first Director. www.nctc.gov/ National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC) - Supports counter-drug operations by training, investigating and preparing strategic intelligence, and threat analysis/reporting. www.usdoj.gov/ndic/ National Foreign Intelligence Council