Tag Archives: Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers

DHS S&T Partners With Law Enforcement Community to Study Police-Citizen Interactions

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The Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS S&T) has partnered with Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) and Dallas Police Department to study how interactions between officers and citizens affect conflict management. Jim Grove, FLETC portfolio manager at S&T, said they hope to convert manual coding into an algorithm for automation.

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DHS S&T Tackles Driving Distraction Issue Affecting Patrol Operations

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The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology (DHS S&T) Directorate has launched an effort to address driving distractions that affect the safety of law enforcement personnel. The Advanced Decision Support for Public Safety—Preventable Law Enforcement Distracted Driving project will virtually gather patrol officers and supervisors from the U.S. and Canada to discuss the issue of driving distractions. 

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CBP Uses Eye-Tracking Tech for Impostor Detection. ID Validation Training

New U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers use an eye-tracking technology jointly developed by CBP, the Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center to increase their ability to validate the identities of people entering the country.

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GAO Recommends Additional Actions for Resource Mgmt in Select Agencies

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Employment and Training Administration, Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers and Environmental Protection Agency to take additional steps to maintain their ability to fulfill mission goals. GAO said Dec. 20 that the three agencies managed to handle their declining resources through workforce restructuring …

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