16 Dec Intelligence cycle: Human cognitive bias in the digital age of policing
Despite the rapidly increasing use of technology in law enforcement intelligence gathering, humans continue to play a vital role in assessing, rationalising and contextualising data sources, based on their experience and expertise; and while officers may be susceptible to a degree of cognitive bias, digital methods can amplify those biases or trigger new ones, explains Policing Insight’s Andrew Staniforth.
Andrew Staniforth is Director of Innovation at SAHER (Europe), a security research, training and consultancy operating at a global level, participating in the NOTIONES (iNteracting netwOrk of inTelligence and securIty practitiOners with iNdustry and acadEmia actorS) network, funded by the European Commission Horizon 2020 Programme (No. 101021853). Andrew is also an active Researcher of Cyber Threats at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law and Criminology, University of Swansea. As a former Counter-Terrorism Detective, he has worked across the world and supported missions of the United Nations Terrorism Prevention Branch.
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