Law Enforcement Technology

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The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) System provides the information on this website as a service to law enforcement, corrections and forensic science practitioners. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the U.S. government.

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  • The date and time you access our site.
  • The pages you visit.
  • If you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site, and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

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