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National Library Week

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NCJ Number: NCJ 246996     Find in a Library
Title: TECHBeat, May/June 2014
  Document URL: PDF 
  Editor(s): Michele Coppola
Corporate Author: National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)
United States of America
  Journal: TechBeat  Dated:May/June 2014  Pages:1 to 23
Date Published: 06/2014
Page Count: 23
  Annotation: This issue of TechBeat magazine contains five primary articles reporting on developments in technology for law enforcement, corrections, and forensic sciences.
Abstract: The first article, Panoramic Imaging Technology Widens Crime Scene View, discusses the results of an evaluation of three panoramic imaging technologies used for digital crime scene documentation. The second article, Market Survey of Body-Worn Cameras, discusses a new publication with information on body-worn camera technology. The third article, California Combats Growing Cellphone Problem with Technology, discusses that State’s efforts to deal with the problem of contraband cellphones in its correctional facilities. The fourth article, Policy Framework Focuses on Universal Principles, discusses the technology policy framework developed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The fifth article, New Jersey Corrections Agency Makes Changes from the Ground Up, discusses that State’s use of canines to find contraband cellphones hidden in its correctional facilities. The last section of the magazine contains brief summaries of technology projects, programs, and initiatives being conducted by the Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice.
Main Term(s): Law Enforcement Technology
Index Term(s): International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) ; Body armor/Personal protective equipment ; Information Systems and Technology ; Science and Technology ; Prison contraband ; Camera technology ; New Jersey ; Corrections Body Armor ; Corrections Technology ; Cell Phones ; California
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2010–MU–MU–K020
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: For additional article in this issue see NCJ-246997-247001.
   
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