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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

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  • Fiscal Year 2012 Funding for DNA Analysis, Crime Laboratory Capacity Enhancement and Other Forensic Activities,  NIJ, April 2014, NCJ 244196.

  • Social Media and Police Leadership: Lessons From Boston,  NIJ, April 2014, NCJ 244760. (24 pages).

  • Body-Worn Cameras for Criminal Justice: Market Survey Version 1.0,  NIJ-Sponsored, March 2014, NCJ 245747. (34 pages).

  • Through-the-Wall Sensors for Law Enforcement: Best Practices Version 1.0,  NIJ-Sponsored, March 2014, NCJ 245746. (19 pages).

  • TECHBeat, March/April 2014,  NIJ-Sponsored, March 2014, NCJ 245655.

  • Technical Advances in the Visual Documentation of Crime Scenes: An Overview,  NIJ-Sponsored, August 2013, NCJ 245405. (21 pages).

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