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NCJ Number: NCJ 240915     Find in a Library
Title: TechBeat, Winter 2013
  Document URL: PDF 
  Editor(s): Lance Miller ; Ron Pierce
Corporate Author: National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)
United States of America
  Journal: TechBeat  Dated:Winter 2013  Pages:1 to 16
Date Published: 01/2013
Page Count: 16
  Annotation: This edition of TechBeat contains six articles detailing new ways for law enforcement to improve public safety.
Abstract: This winter 2013 edition of TechBeat from the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center contains six articles detailing new ways for law enforcement to improve public safety. This newsmagazine is published quarterly and includes up-to-date information on new technologies and research efforts aimed at improving public safety. The first article describes how inmates in New Jersey are using Facebook to provide anonymous tips to law enforcement personnel. The second article discusses a new system implemented in Niagara County, NY, that is used to track repeat offenders. The third article discusses a manual developed by the Electronic Crime Technology Center for Excellence that contains policies and procedures for handling digital evidence. The fourth article discusses new technology that allows for virtual crime scene investigator training. The fifth article describes how smartphone apps can provide an alternative way for students to communicate with police. The sixth article describes a new system used by the Orange County, CA, Sheriff’s Department to recognize commendable actions and problematic trends by the department’s deputies.
Main Term(s): Law enforcement
Index Term(s): Evidence collection ; Informants ; Police school relations ; Digital communications ; Recidivism ; Digital message entry devices ; Crime Scene Investigation ; Evidence preservation ; Students ; Personnel identification systems ; Crime scene ; Police personnel ; Personnel evaluation ; Mobile digital communications ; Criminal investigation training ; Personnel performance interviews ; Recidivism prediction ; Criminal justice training ; Police training programs ; Offender tracking systems ; Crime Scene Analysis ; digital forensics ; Law Enforcement Technology ; School Resource Officers (SRO) ; Social Media ; Student Engagement
Type: Publication
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: For additional articles in this edition see NCJ-242279-83.
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