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  • What is less-lethal technology?
    Less-lethal technology devices serve to minimize the risk of death and injury to public safety offic... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • Where can I find information about forensics?
    The Forensic Sciences section of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Web site provides a wealth ... Read More
    Last Updated: March 24, 2014

  • How many deaths have occurred as a result of law enforcement's use of pepper spray?
    A study of deaths from the use of oleoresin capsicum ("pepper spray") was conducted with grant money... Read More
    Last Updated: October 7, 2011

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  • Global Standards Package: Frequently Asked Questions,  BJA-Sponsored, January 2015, NCJ 249909. (4 pages).

  • Solving Real-World Business Problems in the Field: Highlights From BJA's Global Justice Information Sharing Implementations,  BJA-Sponsored, April 2016, NCJ 249910. (40 pages).

  • Eyes in the Sky: How Law Enforcement Uses Unmanned Aircraft Systems,  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2016, NCJ 249901.
    Agency Abstract    

  • Police Vehicle Evaluation Model Year 2015,  NIJ-Sponsored, January 2015, NCJ 249903. (124 pages).

  • Police Vehicle Evaluation Model Year 2016,  NIJ-Sponsored, January 2016, NCJ 249904. (121 pages).

  • NIJ Issues a Revised Bomb Suit Equipment Standard,  NIJ, May 2016, NCJ 249826.

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