skip navigation

CrimeSolutions.gov

Add your conference to our Justice Events calendar

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the NCJRS Abstracts Database. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 
  NCJ Number: NCJ 233937     Find in a Library
  Title: TECHBeat, Fall 2011
  Document URL: PDF 
  Editor(s): Michele Coppola
  Journal: TECHBeat  Dated:Fall 2011  Pages:1 to 16
  Date Published: 2011
  Page Count: 16
  Annotation: In keeping with the magazine’s goal of reporting developments in technology for law enforcement, corrections, and forensic sciences, this issue reports on training opportunities in technology for criminal justice professionals in these fields, reports on environmentally friendly vehicles for campus police, describes a “situational awareness management system,” and presents recent news on technologies for criminal justice.
  Abstract: In the training area, an article describes a week-long learning experience at no cost to law enforcement and corrections practitioners at the National Institute of Justice’s technology institutes. “Green Vehicles on Campus” describes how a college police department has used grants to purchase fuel efficient transportation vehicles such as “Segways” and vehicles similar to golf carts. “Situational Awareness Management System” (SAMS) describes how one police department has enhanced interagency communication and officer safety with a SAMS that enables it to receive immediate information on dispatches by a department in an adjoining jurisdiction. “AZLink Information Sharing System” describes interoperability software for managing information sharing among Arizona law enforcement agencies. “H.A.L.O. Camera System” describes a sophisticated, citywide camera system that has proved instrumental in fighting crime in Denver, CO. “Threat Assessment and Technology” describes a campus Internet-based system through which students and faculty can report behavior or incidents on campus that give them concern. “TECHshorts” presents a sampling of the technology projects, programs, and initiatives being conducted by the Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) System. “Grants Help Agencies Expand Budgets” provides information on grant funding sources.
  Main Term(s): Science and Technology
  Index Term(s): Correctional Personnel Training ; Grants or contracts ; Budgets ; Police telecommunications systems ; Technology transfer ; Interagency cooperation ; Vehicles ; Campus police ; Energy conservation ; Police training resources
  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: Program/Project Description
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
  To cite this abstract, use the following link:
https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=255873

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.