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NCJ Number: NCJ 231550     Find in a Library
Title: Process the Crime Scene With Facts
Corporate Author: National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)
United States of America
Date Published: 2010
Page Count: 2
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2009-MU-MU-K261
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Type: Report (Technical)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article describes the Forensic and Crime Scene Tool Set (FACTS) software in evidence collection.
Abstract: The Forensic and Crime Scene Tool Set (FACTS) is software developed through the Small, Rural, Tribal, and Border Regional Center (SRTB), which is part of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) and offers immediate on-the-scene access to detailed, critical information that guides officers responsible for maintaining integrity of evidence collected at the scene. It provides immediate crime scene processing information for law enforcement officers in the field. The program is divided into three modules: managing and searching the scene; documenting the scene; and collecting evidence. The FACTS software is for use with Windows XP or 2000 and can be installed in a mobile computer in a police officer’s car.
Main Term(s): Crime scene
Index Term(s): Evidence collection ; Crime Scene Investigation ; Evidence preservation ; Computer software ; Policing innovation
Note: Reprinted from TechBeat, Summer 2010
   
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