About the NIJ SSBT CoE
The NIJ SSBT CoE was a center within the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) System. The CoE provided scientific and technical support to NIJ’s research and development (R&D) efforts. The Center also provided technology assistance, information, and support to criminal justice agencies. The CoE supported the NIJ sensor and surveillance portfolio and biometrics portfolio. The Centers of Excellence were the authoritative resource within the NLECTC System for both practitioners and developers in their technology area(s) of focus. The primary role of the CoEs was to assist in the transition of law enforcement technology from the laboratory into practice by first adopters.