It also contains a video, Because Things Happen Every Day: Responding to Teenage Victims of Crime, produced by the National Center from Victims of Crime and sponsored by the COPS Office (Office of Community Oriented Policing Services). They can then use the 360-degree images to quickly ascertain trouble spots and develop a tactical plan even before entering the building. A joint effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), this annual report examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school.The result of this partnership is a how-to resource guide for public safety practitioners and school administrators to use in developing their own response plans. It also provides the most current detailed statistical information on the nature of crime in schools and school environments and responses to violence and crime at school. Mesloh, 9 (1) Law Enforcement Executive Forum 121-128 (2009).A baton that is too light or too small may cause an officer to strike a subject repeatedly to effectively control a suspect, which is perceived badly by both the media and the public.Documents issued include: Body Armor: Announcement by Second Chance Body Armor calling on law enforcement agencies to immediately replace body armor manufactured with Zylon. IACP President Joseph Estey's Response to Announcement by Second Chance Body Armor. The newest NIJ Journal features an article about the findings of the investigation as well as interim changes to the standards and testing program.Another article summarizes findings from an NIJ-sponsored conference about suicide terrorism.
Additional stories feature: Biometric-based identification used by a school in New Jersey to keep its students safer. Increased reports of rape involving people who know each other. Eberhardt, Body-Worn Video Cameras for Law Enforcement Assessment Report, U. Body Worn Cameras: Civil Rights Principles on Body Worn Cameras, signed by a coalition of privacy advocates (May 2015).
The latest report, NIJ's Third Status Report to the Attorney General on Body Armor Safety Initiative Testing and Activities, is available at https://gov.
NIJ performed ballistic testing on 103 Zylon-containing used armor vests from law enforcement agencies across the United States.
Breakage of the oxazole ring correlates with degradation of the mechanical properties of Zylon fibers.
The Department is issuing a Body Armor Standard Advisory Notice to alert law enforcement to the potential risks associated with the use of Zylon in body armor, and will adopt new interim requirements for its body armor compliance testing program.