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The Weapons and Protective Systems Technologies Center - A Criminal Justice Technology Center of Excellence

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $3,200,000)

This project will establish, maintain, and execute the Weapons and Protective Systems Technology Center (WPSTC) for the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) through its National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)System. Among other activities this center will support NIJ's efforts to provide law enforcement responders with better equipment to protect them against terrorist attacks with chemical and biological weapons and to counter improvised explosive devices. Its efforts will result in the adoption into practice of improved tools and technologies for use by local, and othere law enforcement agencies.

Date Created: September 11, 2007