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1. Best Practices for Sample Collection and Transport in an Initial Response to Potential Biothreat Materials
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1776
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 3/5/2014
Authors: Jayne B Morrow, Autumn S. Downey, Lisa Delaney
Abstract: In the event of a suspected or confirmed biological threat, public safety, law enforcement and public and environmental health authorities may collect samples to support their operational objectives. Initial response to a suspected biothreat sho ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909556

2. Applications of Surface Metrology in Firearm Identification
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 1/8/2014
Authors: Xiaoyu A Zheng, Johannes A Soons, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Jun-Feng Song, Thomas B Renegar, Robert Meryln Thompson
Abstract: Surface metrology is commonly used to characterize functional engineering surfaces. The technologies developed offer opportunities to improve forensic toolmark identification. Toolmarks are created when a tool comes into contact with a surface an ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914401

3. Challenges of the Changing Robot Markets
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 7/19/2013
Authors: Gurvinder Singh Virk, Carol Herman, Roger V Bostelman, Tamas Haidegger
Abstract: Service robots are becoming an integrated part of daily life, entering even the most complex scenarios, yet at a slower pace than previously anticipated. This paper presents an overview of the changing area of robotics and the new challenges being fa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913708

4. Forensic Science Laboratories: Handbook for Facility Planning, Design, Construction, and Relocation.
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7941
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 6/25/2013
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, James Aguilar, Tom Barnes, Joseph Browne, Alison Kennedy, Romeo Miranda, Shannan Williams, Yvette Burney, John Byrd, Adam Denmark, Michael Mount, Susan Halla, Lou Hartman, Kenneth Mohr, Deborah Leben, Greg Matheson, Steve Sigel, Jennifer Smither, Aliece Watts
Abstract: This handbook is a resource for laboratory directors, designers, consultants, and other stakeholders involved in the construction or major renovation of forensic science laboratories. Laboratory construction and renovation projects must meet the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913987

5. Proposed ,NIST Ballistics Identification System (NBIS)Š Based on 3D Topography Measurements on Correlation Cells
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 5/17/2013
Author: Jun-Feng Song
Abstract: The invented ,NIST Ballistics Identification System (NBIS)Š using three-dimensional (3D) topography measurements on correlation cells can promote high accuracy and fast ballistics identifications [1]. The use of paired correlation cells can identify ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910868

6. Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security
Report Number: 800-82r1
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 5/14/2013
Authors: Keith A Stouffer, Joseph A Falco, Karen Ann Scarfone
Abstract: This document provides guidance on how to secure Industrial Control Systems (ICS), including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and other control system configurations such as Programmable ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913905

7. Writing Guidelines to Develop an Memorandum of Understanding for Interoperable Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1156
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 5/14/2013
Authors: Susan M Ballou, Michael D Garris, Anthony Clay, Joi Dickerson, Peter T Higgins, Lisa Jackson, Joe Morrissey, Beth Owens, Joe Polski, Janet Hoin, Leo Norton, Melissa K Taylor
Abstract: This is one of a series of documents prepared by the Latent Print Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) Interoperability Working Group. The purpose of these documents is to provide guidance and a framework to those involved in the id ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913325

8. The use of `slow motion' L\'{e}vy stable fractional diffusion smoothing in alternative methods of latent fingerprint enhancement}
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7932
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 4/30/2013
Author: Alfred S Carasso
Abstract: Photoshop processing\footnote{Mention of commmercial products or services in this report does not imply NIST appproval or endorsement of these products or services, nor does it imply that such products or services are necessarily the best availabl ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913444

9. Writing Guidelines for Requests for Proposals for Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1155
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 4/25/2013
Authors: Susan M Ballou, Michael D Garris, Anthony Clay, Joi Dickerson, Peter T Higgins, Janet Hoin, Lisa Jackson, Mike Lesko, Joe Morrissey, Leo Norton, Beth Owens, Joe Polski, Melissa K Taylor
Abstract: This is one of a series of documents prepared by the Latent Print Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) Interoperability Working Group. The purpose of these documents is to provide guidance and a framework to those involved in the id ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913324

10. The Biological Evidence Preservation Handbook: Best Practices for Evidence Handlers
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7928
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 4/23/2013
Authors: Susan M Ballou, Margaret C Kline, Mark David Stolorow, Melissa K Taylor, Shannan R Williams, Phylis S Bamberger, Burney Yvette, Larry Brown, Cynthia Jones, Ralph Keaton, William Kiley, Karen Lanning, Gerry LaPorte, Joseph Latta, Linda E Ledray, Randy Nagy, Linda Schwind, Stephanie Stoiloff, Brian Ostrom
Abstract: The report of the Technical Working Group on Biological Evidence Preservation offers guidance for individuals involved in the collection, examination, tracking, packaging, storing, and disposition of biological evidence. This may include crime sc ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913699



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