As public safety tech advances, policy remains 'light years behind'

StateScoop: Policies and ordinances governing the use of technology by public safety and law enforcement officials are way behind, experts said Saturday.

“Technology is changing so quickly,” said Jeff Halstead, former police chief of Fort Worth, Texas, on a panel at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. “Our laws, our ordinances, our public policy are light years behind.”

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