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NCJ Number: 249810 Find in a Library
Title: Offender Tracking Systems, NIJ Standard-1004.00
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: July 2016
Page Count: 131
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Standard
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This voluntary performance standard for offender tracking systems (OTSs) used by the criminal justice community defines both performance requirements and the methods used to test performance.
Abstract: The standard specifies the minimum requirements for form and fit, performance, testing, documentation, and labeling of OTSs. The standard addresses only system-level components of an OTS model; it does not pertain to individual parts such as electrical resistors. Neither does the standard address all of the safety concerns linked with the use of OTSs by criminal justice professionals. The standard’s performance requirements for OTS address safety, technical operation, circumvention, software, robustness, and optional features. Unless specified otherwise, all methods for testing the various OTSs applied to both active and passive tracking devices. Testing methods used for the various OTS models are described. References listed are attributed to the American National Standards Institute, ASTM International, the Code of Federal Regulations, the Federal Communications Commission, the International Electrotechnical Commission, the National Institute of Justice, the Telecommunications Industry Association, the Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., and the U.S. Military. 5 figures, 5 tables, and appended secure log-in criteria, building specifications for indoor accuracy testing, and OTS strap stretch fixture assembly
Main Term(s): Corrections Equipment
Index Term(s): National Institute of Justice (NIJ); Offender tracking systems; Standards; Testing and measurement
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