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TECHBeat, May/June 2014

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Techbeat Dated: May/June 2014 Pages: 1-23
Date Published
June 2014
23 pages
This issue of TechBeat magazine contains five primary articles reporting on developments in technology for law enforcement, corrections, and forensic sciences.
The first article, Panoramic Imaging Technology Widens Crime Scene View, discusses the results of an evaluation of three panoramic imaging technologies used for digital crime scene documentation. The second article, Market Survey of Body-Worn Cameras, discusses a new publication with information on body-worn camera technology. The third article, California Combats Growing Cellphone Problem with Technology, discusses that State's efforts to deal with the problem of contraband cellphones in its correctional facilities. The fourth article, Policy Framework Focuses on Universal Principles, discusses the technology policy framework developed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The fifth article, New Jersey Corrections Agency Makes Changes from the Ground Up, discusses that State's use of canines to find contraband cellphones hidden in its correctional facilities. The last section of the magazine contains brief summaries of technology projects, programs, and initiatives being conducted by the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice.

Date Published: June 1, 2014