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INDUSTRY NEWS ATF breaks ground on training center Decatur Electronics Inc… The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives released special school and public safety (ATF) began construction on its National Center for packages for recipients of the Readiness and Explosives Training and Research (NCETR) facility in Emergency Management for Schools educa- Huntsville, Alabama. tional grants, which enable districts to pur- Facility plans include explosives training for ATF personnel chase public safety resources to protect kids. as well as for law enforcement and other first responders from the explosives community. It will be used to promote and con- ICOP Digital Inc… duct research, to improve the ability of ATF and its partners, has processed an initial order from one of to investigate bombings, to prevent diversion of explosives from the largest metropolitan cities in the United legal commerce to the black market, and to ensure the safe, States for ICOP Model 20/20-W in-car video secure storage of explosives. units and ICOP Model 4000 units. The facility will have explosives ranges, classrooms, labora- tories, a conference facility and office space for ATF personnel Leica Geosystems... and its partners from the law enforcement and explosives com- has had its Leica ScanStation 2 adopted by munities. It is scheduled to be completed by 2010. the City of Killeen Police Department in Texas. Craigslist.com details effort to prevent misuse Ocean Systems… In a statement in December, craigslist.com, an online com- was awarded a CEDAP forensic video and munity featuring classified advertising and forums on vari- image enhancement contract, in which Ocean ous topics, said it is implementing new measures to prevent Systems will provide 100 systems to local its online communities and classified ads from misuse for the law enforcement and emergency responders facilitation of human trafficking, child exploitation and other throughout the United States. illegal activities. The measures were outlined in a joint statement signed Savage Range Systems… by craigslist, the National Center for Missing and Exploited has been awarded a U.S. patent for its Air Children (NCMEC), and the attorneys general of more than Barrier System (ABS), a shooting range 40 U.S. states and territories, represent
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