With projects identified, prioritized, and standardized, NLETC disseminates the council's reports to research and development concerns in NIJ, DOD, and private industry.
Finally, with testing complete, NLETC analyzes the data and disseminates the results.
Indeed, NLETC will make available "state-of-the-science" technologies to benefit law enforcement officers across the country.
Tests and evaluations continue on these products, as NLETC explores their safety and effectiveness.
NLETC anticipates evaluating a prototype strip some time in 1995.
However, officer safety remains a top priority, and NLETC continues to sponsor projects designed to save officers' lives.
Linn says the product database is coming along well, although the NLETC is having some technical problems with its modem Internet connections.
Linn says that the NLETC'S bulletin board will also enable users to send e-mail messages and create their own interest groups, such as buyers consortiums.
While the NLETC won't restrict access to the bulletin board, it will impose a registration and access control system to establish "basic control over the users and over conduct." For more information contact David Linn, NLETC, Box 1160, Rockville, MD 20849, 800/248-2742.