Empowering members of the public to take an active role in the fight against terrorism is embedded in American culture. Future technology might allow individuals an opportunity to swab the environments around them and test for possible explosive material, or carry small computerized devices that may test samples via emerging techniques. The success of this technology relies on heavily active participation from individuals who make conscious decisions to contribute to the public good. This infographic presents findings regarding potential public adoption of explosive detectors based on a national general population sample (N = 500).
Liu, Brooke F., and Irina A. Iles, Michael Egnoto. 2017. "Explosive Detection Technology Adoption: Findings from a General Population Survey." College Park, MD. October.