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Recent technological advances in processing and analysing large and complex data offer new opportunities and challenges for police and security agencies. This POSTnote examines the use of large and varied data in three key areas: crime prevention, crime detection and national security. It also covers regulatory issues and public perception about privacy, civil liberties and social benefits.


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