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NIJ Unveils Final Version of Smart Gun Tech Baseline Specs

The National Institute of Justice has released the final version of baseline specifications for minimum technical requirements that law enforcement agencies will seek from potential providers of smart gun technology. A blog post published Wednesday on the Justice Department website says NIJ drafted the specifications with the help of firearms experts from the DOJ …

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CBP Begins Air & Marine Surveillance Center Expansion Project

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has begun work to expand CBP’s Air and Marine Operations Center at March Air Reserve Base in California. CBP said Wednesday it established AMOC to help law enforcement personnel detect, identify, monitor and direct the interdiction of suspect aviation and maritime targets. “This 22,000-square-foot expansion will allow us to …

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DHS OIG: CBP Should Update Privacy Policies and Require Specific Privacy Training for Employees

The Department of Homeland Security‘s office of the inspector general has suggested that the Customs and Border Protection revise its privacy policies and require more specific privacy training for Office of Professional Responsibility employees to help address law enforcement priorities. According to a DHS OIG report published in August CBP OPR employees have shared information with …

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National Institute of Justice Seeks Feedback on Law Enforcement Gun Safety Tech Baseline Specifications

The National Institute of Justice has requested for public feedback on a published draft document regarding generic baseline security specifications for law enforcement service pistols with additional safety technology. A notice posted Friday on the Federal Register pointed to a joint report by the Justice Department, Department of Homeland Security and …

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Fusion: Northrop-Built Robot Helps Police Address Dallas Standoff

The Dallas police department has employed a robot developed by Northrop Grumman subsidiary Remotec to resolve a standoff crisis that involved a shooting suspect, Fusion reported Tuesday. Elmo Keep writes Remotec’s Andros F-5 model carried C4 explosives that detonated via a remote control held by police officers to end the standoff with military veteran …

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