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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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