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Is there technology that allows correctional officers to alert each other when immediate assistance is needed?
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) report, Duress Systems in Correctional Facilities, discusses duress systems that help officers in correctional facilities respond quickly and effectively to assaults on staff and other emergencies. For additional information, visit the Equipment and Technology section of the National Correctional Officers' Week Special Feature on our site and the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) Web site.

Last Updated: March 1, 2012

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