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Postpandemic Scenarios: The Future of Public Safety and Law Enforcement

Published: 27 July 2020

ID: G00730921

Analyst(s): Michael Brown , Bill Finnerty


Stresses on public safety and law enforcement organizations brought on by COVID-19, coupled with resulting uncertain futures, necessitate that CIOs supporting these organizations establish an adaptive planning structure to minimize risk. We offer considerations through the use of scenario planning.

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