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Average cost of stolen U.S. bank account data is ≈ $5 on the international black market per new study.

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Get the latest issue of TechBeat from NIJ’s National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center. Article topics include:

  • School safety
  • Tactical operation planning and training
  • Local support from civil air patrol
  • Reduced phone rates combat contraband cell phones
  • Using contraband cell phones to "take a snapshot" of inmate

Emergency vehicles can be more visible according to a study that also discusses best practices for highway responses.

Learn more from the report Emergency Vehicle Safety Initiative (2014), published by the U.S. Fire Administration with support from NIJ.

NIJ's Research Report Digest keeps you informed of the results of NIJ-funded research by summarizing final reports submitted by our grantees.

Two new issues are now online:

Public Comment Period for Body Armor Selection, Application Guide

NIJ seeks public comment on its draft Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor for Law Enforcement. This is a guide to help public safety agencies develop sound policies and procedures for selecting, procuring, using and maintaining ballistic-resistant body armor.