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NCJ Number: 148299 Find in a Library
Title: Look at Criminal Justice Research
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1971
Page Count: 44
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document presents photographs and brief descriptions of about 20 research projects sponsored by the National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.
Abstract: One project will test and evaluate the ultraviolet detection of metal traces to determine whether a person has been carrying a weapon. Another project will focus on developing reliable standards for the evaluation of law enforcement equipment such as bullet-proof shields. Additional projects will train police in family crisis intervention, train dogs to detect hidden explosives in buildings, evaluate the effectiveness of a bomb disposal basket, the study the voiceprint technique of voice identification. Further projects will focus on forensic applications of spark source mass spectrometry and neutron activation analysis for trace element analysis and identification, evaluate police helicopter operations in several jurisdictions, and compare courtroom transcription techniques.
Main Term(s): Grants or contracts
Index Term(s): Criminal justice research; Criminology; National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
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