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Unobtrusive Suicide Warning System

Award Information

Award #
2011-IJ-CX-K003
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2011
Total funding (to date)
$249,928

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $249,928)

This project will continue development of a prototype system for unobtrusive monitoring of prisoner activity (including motion, breathing and heartbeat) to increase corrections officers' situational awareness during continuous observation of prisoners who are deemed at-risk of suicide. The system is based upon a modified version of a commercialized radar sensor that was originally used as a motion detector for home security systems.
nca/ncf

Date Created: September 19, 2011