Law Enforcement Technology

Popular Publications

Here is a list of some of the most requested publications produced by NIJ through the NLECTC System. If the publication you are seeking is not listed below, you may find it through the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (www.ncjrs.gov). 

Body Armor Safety & Program Refinements from NIJ (PDF)

2016 Annual Report National Institute of Justice Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (PDF)

Baseline Specifications for Law Enforcement Service Pistols with Security Technology (PDF)

Follow-up and Inspection Testing Program Helps Stop Potential Armor Issues (PDF)

Personal Armor and Fit Assessment (PDF)

2015 NLECTC Annual Report (PDF)

Beyond the Sentence - Understanding Collateral Consequences (PDF), from NIJ Journal, Issue No. 272, May 2013

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Criminal Justice Reforms, from NIJ Journal, Issue No. 272, May 2013

Countering the Threat of Jammers to Offender Tracking Programs, July 2011. To receive a copy of this fact sheet, email asknlectc@justnet.org

DNA Analysis of LCN Samples: Towards Fully Integrated STR Profiling (PDF), May 2013

NIJ's Innovative Research Spans Variety of Forensic Fields (PDF), from NIJ Journal, Issue No. 272, May 2013

Sharing Ideas and Resources to Keep our Nation's Schools Safe! (PDF), Volume 1, 2013

Sharing Ideas and Resources to Keep our Nation's Schools Safe! (PDF), Volume 2, 2014

Sharing Ideas and Resources to Keep our Nation's Schools Safe! (PDF), Volume 3, 2015

Test Results for Digital Data Acquisition Tool: FTK Imager CLI 2.9.0_Debian (PDF), May 2013

Test Results for Digital Data Acquisition Tool: X-Ways Forensics 14.8 (PDF), March 2013

Through-the-Wall Sensors for Law Enforcement: Best Practices (PDF), March 2014

2016 Model Year Police Vehicle Evaluation (PDF)

U.S. Fire Administration, Emergency Vehicle Safety Initiative, FA-336 (PDF), February 2014

Body Armor

Clarifying Threat Levels, Refining Ammunition Types, Adding Female Armor Testing: NIJ Revising Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor Standard (PDF)

NIJ Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic Armor (PDF)

Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor NIJ Standard-0101.06 (PDF)

Ballistic Resistant Protective Materials NIJ Standard 0108.01 (PDF)

Comparison of Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor Standards: Why You Should Wear 0101.06-Certified Armor (PDF)

Body-Worn Cameras

A Primer on Body-Worn Cameras for Law Enforcement (PDF)

Body-Worn Cameras for Criminal Justice: Market Survey (PDF)
   *An updated version is now available online at https://www.justnet.org/bodyworn/

Program Body-Worn Video Cameras for Law Enforcement Assessment Report (PDF)

Implementing a Body-Worn Camera Program: Recommendations and Lessons Learned (PDF)

Police Officer Body-Worn Cameras: Assessing the Evidence (PDF)

Corrections

Cell Phone Forensics in a Correctional Setting Guidebook (PDF), October 2014

Greening Corrections Technology Guidebook (PDF), October 2011

Test and Evaluation of Hand-Held Cell Phone Detection Devices, July 2015. To receive a copy of this fact sheet, email asknlectc@justnet.org

A Practical Guide for Offender Tracking Protocols, July 2014. To receive a copy of this fact sheet, email asknlectc@justnet.org