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1. 2D and 3D Topography Comparisons of Toolmarks Produced from Consecutively Manufactured Chisels and Punches.
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 5/20/2014
Authors: Xiaoyu A Zheng, Johannes A Soons, Robert Meryln Thompson, John Villanova, Taher Kakal
Abstract: A 2009 report by the National Academies [1] recommended strengthening the scientific basis of procedures and criteria employed by the forensic science specialty of toolmark identification. The current method of comparison and determination of ide ...

2. A New Look at the Bitter Method of Magnetic Imaging
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 3/1/1991
Authors: Paul Rice, John M Moreland

3. Analysis of Three Different Regression Models to Estimate the Ballistic Performance of New and Environmentally Conditioned Body Armor
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7760
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 2/14/2011
Authors: Diane Mauchant, Michael A Riley, Kirk D Rice, Amanda Lattam Forster, Dennis D Leber, Daniel Victor Samarov
Abstract: The performance standard for ballistic-resistant body armor published by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), NIJ Standard 0101.06, recommends estimating the perforation performance of body armor by performing a statistical analysis on V50 bal ...

4. Antenna System Guide
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 4/1/2001
Authors: W. A. Kissick, W J Ingram, J M Vanderau, R D Jennings, Sharon E Ellison
Abstract: Radio communications are essential to the operations of Federal, State, and local law enforcement and correction agencies. Effective and reliable communications systems not only enable personnel to perform their functions efficiently, but also help ...

5. Applications of Surface Metrology in Firearm Identification
Topic: Law Enforcement
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 ...

6. Autoloading Pistols for Police Officers
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 8/5/1998
Authors: Kathleen M. Higgins, C K Lord
Abstract: This standard establishes performance requirements and test methods for pistols to be used by law enforcement officers. This standard is a general revision of and supersedes NIJ Standard-0112.02 dated January 1995, and addresses new pistol designs, ...

7. Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor.
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 7/21/2008
Authors: Kirk D Rice, Michael A Riley, Amanda Lattam Forster
Abstract: This Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) performance standard provides the criteria, requirements, methodology, and procedures for ballistic resistance evaluation of personal body armor, under the jurisdiction of the NIJ Compliance Testing Pro ...

8. Ballistic Resistance of Personal Body Armor
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 9/1/2000
Authors: Kathleen M. Higgins, C K Lord
Abstract: The purpose of this standard is to establish minimum performance requirements and test methods for the ballistic resistance of personal body armor intended to protect the torso against gunfire. This standard is a general revision of NIJ Standard - 0 ...

9. Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Thin-film Energy Gap as a Function of Temperature and Force Applied to Squeezable-electron-tunneling Junctions
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 5/1/1991
Authors: T. Walsh, John M Moreland, Ronald H. Ono, T. S. Kalkur

10. Comparison of Magnetic Fields of Thin-Film Heads and Their Corresponding Bit Patterns Using Magnetic Force Microscopy
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 11/1/1994
Authors: Paul Rice, John M Moreland, B Hallett

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