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Asia Pacific police technology conference

National Convention Centre, Canberra
12 November 1991 - 14 November 1991

This conference was organised by the Australian Institute of Criminology in conjunction with the National Police Research Unit (now the Australasian Centre for Policing Research).


The role of technology in improving the effectiveness of law enforcement is the focus of this conference. Topics discussed include: the role of information technology; managing the acquisition of technology; computer networks, databases and other coordinated information exchange facilities; computer aided investigations; utilising technology for training, mapping and security purposes; and forensic science applications and identification systems.

Conference proceedings

The proceedings of this conference were published as:

Police technology : Asia Pacific Police Technology Conference / Julia Vernon and Des Berwick (eds.)
Canberra : Australian Institute of Criminology, 1993
ISBN 0 642 19060 7 ; ISSN 1034-5086
(Conference proceedings (Australian Institute of Criminology), no. 18)