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Sensor, Surveillance, and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence

Award Information

Award #
2010-IJ-CX-K024
Funding Category
Continuation
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2010
Total funding (to date)
$4,972,720

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $2,000,000)

This project will establish a Sensor, Surveillance, and Biometric (SSB) Technologies Center of Excellence within the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) System. The Center will provide scientific and technical support to NIJ's research and development efforts in the areas of sensor and surveillance and biometric technologies. The Center will also provide technology assistance, information, and support to criminal justice agencies in these areas. Specific tasks that the Center will perform include:
- Identifying technology and operational requirements
- Supporting NIJ's research and development programs
- Testing, evaluating, and demonstrating technologies
- Supporting the adoption of new technology
- Developing technology guidelines and standards
- Providing technology assistance and support to criminal justice agencies nationally

ca/ncf

Date Created: September 15, 2010