National Center for Forensic Science: The newest addition to the NLECTC
system, this facility is located at the University of Central Florida, The Center conducts fundamental research into the nature of fire and explosion reactions, provides support for developing standard protocols to analyze arson and explosion debris and offers educational opportunities.
The National Institute of Justice, through NLECTC, has been working with states across the country to support existing committees and to educate others on the value of establishing technology committees and networking to get the best information possible on technology before making purchasing decisions.
With this goal in mind, in June 2004, NLECTC hosted a symposium on corrections technology review committees.
While the idea for a biometric counting system for correctional applications was developed during an NLECTC brainstorming session.
The correctional field either has to use existing technology or find people, such as NIJ or NLECTC, who will listen to what they have to say and do the research and development.
The Crime Mapping and Analysis Program (CMAP), located at the NLECTC
Rocky Mountain Region office in Denver, provides free training in crime mapping and crime analysis.
LEAF and NLECTC
-NE are part of OS&T's larger NLECTC
system, which consists of facilities across the country that are colocated with organizations or agencies that specialize in one or more specific areas of research and development.
is a program of the National Institute of Justice that provides criminal justice professionals with information on technology, guidelines and standards for these technologies, objective testing data, and science and engineering advice and support to implement these technologies.
Consider safety, from a physical and liability standpoint, and please contact NIJ or NLECTC
if you have recommendations to make the correctional workplace safer.
The composition of the NLECTC
Advisory Council, which helps identify the technology needs and priorities of the criminal justice community, was changed to include a corrections component.