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NCJ Number: 252804 Find in a Library
Title: 2017 NLECTC System Annual Report
Corporate Author: National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)
United States of America
Date Published: 2018
Page Count: 92
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Sale Source: National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)
700 N. Frederick Ave.
Bldg. 181, Room 1L30
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description; Report (Grant Sponsored); Report (Technical Assistance); Technical Assistance
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This 2017 Annual Report of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) provides data and information on its efforts to support the development, transfer, and adoption of technology by law enforcement and corrections agencies, courts, and crime laboratories.
Abstract: As it has throughout its 21-year history, in 2017 the NLECTC System has continued to provide 1) scientific and technical support for the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ’s) research development test and evaluation projects; 2) support for the transfer and adoption of technology into practice in criminal justice fields; 3) assistance in developing and disseminating equipment performance standards and technology guides; 4) assistance in the demonstration, testing, and evaluation of criminal justice tools and technologies; 5) technology information, along with general and specialized technology support; and 6) assistance in setting NIJ’s research agenda. NLECTC’s activities performed in 2017 focus on the Justice Technology Information Center’s innovations in its TECHBeat publication, In reporting on its work in standards and testing, attention is given to the Michigan State police vehicle and motorcycle evaluation as a means of informing law enforcement agencies’ purchasing decisions. In the area of school safety, changes are noted in the NLECTC website NLECTC activities are also reported for unmanned aircraft systems; the Justice Innovation Center; the Criminal Justice Priority Technology Needs Initiative; the National Criminal Justice Technology Research, Test, and Evaluation Center, and the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence.
Main Term(s): Technology transfer
Index Term(s): Corrections Technology; Court Technology; Equipment and technology; Law Enforcement Technology; NIJ grant-related documents; NIJ Resources
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