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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

  • Where can I find information about a career as a crime scene investigator?
    Information on required qualifications, education and training for careers in forensic science can b... Read More
    Last Updated: April 16, 2013

  • How do I subscribe to the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center's (NLECTC) "TechBeat" news magazine?
    The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) news magazine, TechBeat, is ... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • Where can I find a listing of National Institute of Justice (NIJ) approved stab resistant body armor?
    The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) maintains a database of appr... Read More
    Last Updated: March 1, 2012

  • How many police officers have been killed or assaulted with their own weapon?
    Data on officers killed or assaulted with their own weapon are available in Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2011

  • Have the information sharing technologies and abilities of law enforcement improved since 9/11?
    The Information Sharing Environment Annual Report to the Congress outlines the accomplishments of th... Read More
    Last Updated: January 16, 2014

  • Where can I access the two part training entitled What Every Law Enforcement Officer Should Know about DNA Evidence?
    Previously available only on CD-ROM, the two part training, What Every Law Enforcement Officer Should Know about DNA Evidence... Read More
    Last Updated: January 9, 2013

  • What is the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative?
    The Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative serves as a Federal Advisory Committee (FAC) and a... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2011

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