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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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  • Fighting Crime With Science,  NIJ, November 2015, NCJ 249219. (2 pages).

  • Recommendations Pursuant to Executive Order 13688: Federal Support for Local Law Enforcement Equipment Acquisition,  BJA-Sponsored, May 2015, NCJ 249199. (2 pages).
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  • Elder Abuse Computerized Decision Support System,  NIJ-Sponsored, March 2015, NCJ 249185. (13 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Optimizing Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs To Support Law Enforcement Activities,  NIJ-Sponsored, July 2015, NCJ 249186. (16 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Pursuit Management: Fleeing Vehicle Tagging and Tracking Technology,  NIJ-Sponsored, 2015, NCJ 249156. (58 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • FY14 DNA Backlog Reduction Program Abstracts,  NIJ, September 2015, NCJ 249115. (88 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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