Use of personal locationdata by the police : technologies, experiences and assessment of effects
This report contains results from RESPECT, WP7 "RFID, Geolocalization and Internet of Things". The objective of WP7 was: "To access the use of RFID and geo-location devices in the detection, prevention and/or prosecution of crimes across Europe and examine grounds for establishment, costs, density, on-going investment, amount of staff, crime solving rate using these tecniques".
Repect is a research project founded by the European Union (FP7), in collaboration between eighteen research institutions in sixteen countries, plus participation from Interpol. RESPECT addresses the role of surveillance systems and procedures in preventing and reducing crime, tracking evidence and prosecution of serious crime and acts of terrorism.
Written by Dag Wiese Schartum with contributions from Gisle Hannemyr and Tommy Tranvik