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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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  • Electronic Surveillance of Mobile Devices: Understanding the Mobile Ecosystem and Applicable Surveillance Law,  NIJ-Sponsored, December 2015, NCJ 249741. (65 pages).

  • Characterization of Weapons Used in Stab Attacks - Phase II: Surrogate Development, Final Report,  NIJ-Sponsored, March 2014, NCJ 249551. (98 pages).

  • TECHBeat, January 2016,  NIJ-Sponsored, January 2016, NCJ 249676. (17 pages).
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  • Characterization of Weapons used in Stab/Slash Attacks,  NIJ-Sponsored, June 2014, NCJ 249550. (52 pages).
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  • TECHBeat, November/December 2015,  NIJ-Sponsored, December 2015, NCJ 249563. (19 pages).

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