Prepare! The Future of Crime


The following is an important talk about crime and the future. It is especially important for young people who are considering a career in criminal justice.

The future could be quite challenging.

The need, however, is quite clear: smart, flexible, creative women and men who can grow in ethical wisdom and knowledge.


Marc Goodman has spent a career in law enforcement and technology. He was appointed futurist-in-residence with the FBI, worked as a senior adviser to Interpol, and served as a street police officer. He recorded this in 2012.

As the founder of the Future Crimes Institute and the Chair for Policy, Law, and Ethics at Silicon Valley’s Singularity University, he continues to investigate the intriguing and often terrifying intersection of science and security, uncovering nascent threats and combating the darker sides of technology.

His book, “Future Crimes: Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World” is available at

See also Future Trends in Policing. Police Executive Research Forum. 2014. Washington, D.C.: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2014.

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