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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 234291     Find in a Library
Title: TECHBeat, Spring 2011
  Document URL: PDF 
Author(s): Michele Coppola
  Editor(s): Lance Miller
Date Published: 2011
Page Count: 16
  Annotation: This publication is the quarterly newsletter of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center.
Abstract: Six articles provide information on technologies for public safety community and research efforts in government and private industry: 1) Keeping Track Under Adverse Conditions discusses coordination for the development of an advanced wireless tagging , tracking, and location technology system; 2) Proactive Planning for Active Shooter Situations describes how a Pennsylvania police department has crafted a program to educate community organizations, such as schools and hospitals, to help them prepare for a possible crisis situation; 3) Spreading the Word About Field Search discusses a suite of software products developed for use in the field by criminal justice professionals to search target computers and create a detailed reports of findings; 4) Center Offers Death Investigation Training examines the Medicolegal Death Investigation Training Program offered by the National Forensic Science Technology Center; 5) Camera System Stems Prison Violence, Saves $$ describes how a high-definition camera system installed in the Oklahoma County Detention Center has dramatically reduced prison violence, provided concrete evidence in cases involving inmates, and demonstrates the potential to save the county millions of dollars; and 6) Baiting a Bicycle Thief details how the University of California Santa Barbara police are deploying a bait bike fitted with Global Position System technology to deter and apprehend bicycle thieves on campus. Also included is a section on technology news summary called Tech Shorts.
Main Term(s): Science and Technology
Index Term(s): US Department of Justice ; Criminal justice information systems ; National Institute of Justice (NIJ) ; Criminal justice overview texts ; Criminal justice research ; Criminal justice standards
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Type: Issue Overview
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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