Law enforcement and corrections officers rely on various technologies for effective law enforcement and their own safety. NIJ helps ensure that officers have the equipment they need by developing standards and testing equipment against the standards. NIJ also helps to bring affordable new equipment to market by funding research and development of innovative technologies.

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See also "Forensics"

We also fund research and development and backlog reduction and laboratory enhancement programs in the forensic sciences.

Visit NIJ's Forensic Sciences page.