Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $100,000)
The proposed project is a pilot program to evaluate the effectiveness and technical merits of deploying active RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology in a jail environment. Although successfully implemented in more static prison environments, this technology has yet to be deployed in a high-turnover jail facility with short lengths of stay and a high volume of inmate movements. This project will measure both the effectiveness of this technology as a deterrent in reducing inmate-initiated assaults on other inmates and officers as well as its effectiveness as a tool for investigating incidents that do occur.
- Ionic liquid-solvated near infrared dyes for detection of trace blood spatter in textiles under ambient lighting conditions
- Investigating the Impacts of Architectural Finishes on Fire Patterns in Support of Developing Data-driven Tools for Pattern Analysis
- Examining the changing dynamics of homicide in Los Angeles: 1990 - present