Policing in the Information Age

[This article was published in the December 2007 issue of the eGov Magazine (http://www.egovonline.net) ]

Information Technology (IT) has created new opportunities to manage the police force better, and to investigate criminal cases more efficiently. At the same time,
it has given rise to increasing cyber-crimes. The police must gear up to face the increasing challenges on this front, and contribute to the healthy development of the IT sector in the country.