WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today released Considerations and Recommendations for Implementing an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program.
The report is the result of a two-day meeting, hosted by NIJ in August 2015, which assembled experts from federal and local law enforcement agencies, civil liberties organizations and aviation organizations to examine the emerging issues and concerns articulated by state, local, and tribal law enforcement and public safety agencies on the use of unmanned aircraft systems.
TITLE: Considerations and Recommendations for Implementing an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program
AUTHOR: National Institute of Justice
The Office of Justice Programs, headed by Assistant Attorney General Karol V. Mason, provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has six bureaus and offices: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART). More information about OJP and its components can be found at www.ojp.gov.
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SOURCE Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs