Information and communications technologies (ICTs) are quickly becoming an important aspect of post-conflict police reform programs. There is consequently an urgent need to be clear on the purposes of ICTs in police reform and on what expectations the police as well as communities have to the role of ICTs in building secure societies. Despite this, there is little work done on purposes, roles and expectations, and on how ICTs do in fact contribute to reform processes.
Based on fieldwork in Afghanistan and Pakistan, this Policy Brief by Dr. Ingrid Nyborg (Norwegian University of Life Sciences) and Dr. Bahadar Nawab (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan) offers insights into
these complex challenges from South Asia. Download the policy brief here.