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National Library Week

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NCJ Number: NCJ 231548     Find in a Library
Title: TECHBeat, Summer 2010
  Document URL: PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Corporate Author: National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)
United States of America
Date Published: 2010
Page Count: 12
  Annotation: This issue of TechBeat reports on new developments in technology for law enforcement, corrections, and forensic sciences.
Abstract: Innovations in technology and approaches in law enforcement, corrections, and forensic sciences presented as research articles in this issue of TechBeat include: Automatic License Plate Reader (ALPR), blended learning methods in training, digital video surveillance, Forensic and Crime Scene Tool Set (FACTS), 2.4/4.9 GHz broadband network, and the restructuring of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC). In addition to these articles, this issue brief synopsizes of technology projects, programs, and initiatives being conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and NIJ’s NLECTC which include: technology Webinars, weapons and protective systems, Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (CoE), replacement brake pad performance, cell phones in corrections, and the Forensic Information Data Exchange (FIDEX) system.
Main Term(s): Science and Technology
Index Term(s): Police effectiveness ; Publications lists ; Reference materials ; Policing innovation ; Corrections effectiveness ; National Institute of Justice (NIJ) ; Forensics/Forensic Sciences ; Police reference materials ; Corrections research ; Police research
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2009-MU-MU-K261
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)
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Type: Report (Technical)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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