License Plate Recognition

What is an LPR? How does the technology work? What considerations are needed when setting out to purchase an LPR system?

This document, License Plate Recognition (LPR) Systems: Function, Performance and Considerations for Law Enforcement Agencies, from the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, provides an informative overview of license plate recognition (LPR) technology, including functionality, limitations, and other considerations for law enforcement agencies contemplating purchase and deployment of this technology.

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Forensic Podiatry (Part Two of Two)

THE DISCIPLINE of forensic podiatry—or, in other words, the examination of pedal evidence—has progressed significantly over the past ten years. It is no longer a question of “What can you do with a footprint?” but rather, “Who can we use to evaluate the footprint?” Cases involving pedal evidence, especially bloody footprints and issues of determining shoe sizing or fit issues compared to questioned footwear, have become more common over the past two or three years.