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NCJ Number: NCJ 245655     Find in a Library
Title: TechBeat, March/April 2014
  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:March/April 2014  Pages:1 to 22
Date Published: 04/2014
Page Count: 22
  Annotation: This issue of TechBeat magazine has five primary articles focusing on innovative crime prevention strategies for use by law enforcement agencies.
Abstract: The first article, School Safety: Helping Law Enforcement and Communities Meet the Challenges of the Modern School Day, profiles efforts by the National Institute of Justice to address new training and technology needs in the wake of the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, CT. The second article, Project Aims to Improve Planning & Training for Tactical Operations, provides information on a project by the Weapons and Protective Systems Technology Center for Excellence (WPSTC) aimed at improving planning and training for tactical operations. The third article, Civil Air Patrol Offers Local Support, details efforts by the Civil Air Patrol on their ability to provide more than just support to law enforcement at the Federal level. The fourth article discusses efforts by the Minnesota Department of Corrections to reduce the presence of contraband cellphones in the State’s correctional facilities. The fifth article discusses a program developed by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services to use cellphone records and cellphones to conduct data mining activities on inmates.
Main Term(s): Crime Prevention
Index Term(s): Aerial patrol ; Crime prevention measures ; Citizen patrols ; Community crime prevention programs ; Police tactical deployment ; Crime prevention planning ; Prison contraband ; Minnesota ; Nebraska ; Law Enforcement Tactical Operations
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
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