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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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  • From the Acting Director: Findings of the 2007 Forensic Evidence NIJ-Funded Survey,  NIJ-Sponsored, April 2010, NCJ 250245. (2 pages).

  • National Institute of Justice Statement Regarding Second Change Inc. Body Armor "Upgrade" Offer,  NIJ-Sponsored, September 2003, NCJ 250248. (1 pages).

  • Providing Access to the Best Equipment Standards,  NIJ-Sponsored, August 2015, NCJ 250239. (2 pages).

  • Progress on Testing Sexual Assault Kits,  NIJ, September 2016, NCJ 250194. (3 pages).
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  • Fiscal Year 2015 Funding for DNA Analysis, Capacity Enhancement and Other Forensic Activities,  NIJ, September 2016, NCJ 249905.

  • Phoenix, Arizona Smart Policing Initiative: Evaluating the Impact of Police Officer Body-Worn Cameras,  BJA-Sponsored, September 2015, NCJ 250190. (20 pages).

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