...technology in ensuring the safety of the public at large. The types of surveillance technologies available today are described, along with their applications. The major categories discussed will be cameras or video surveillance, biometrics, Internet and communications surveillance, eavesdropping, radio frequency identification (RFID) and advanced imaging technology (AIT). Criticisms and limitations of surveillance technology are also discussed, as are the justifications for its continued usage by law enforcement agencies. Keywords: surveillance, surveillance technology, cameras, video surveillance, eavesdropping, RFID, privacy concerns... The aim of this paper is to support the usage of surveillance...