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Communications Technology Center of Excellence


The NLECTC Communications Technology Center of Excellence (CoE) mission is to support the NIJ research, development, testing and evaluation (RDT&E) process. The CoE performs this mission of providing scientific and technology support to NIJ’s research and development efforts by:

  • Supporting the demonstration, transfer and adoption of appropriate technology into practice by law enforcement and corrections agencies, courts and public crime laboratories.
  • Assisting in the development and dissemination of technology guidelines and standards.
  • Providing specialized technology assistance, information and support to law enforcement and other appropriate criminal justice agencies.

Target Audience

The NLECTC Communications Technology CoE supports more than 23,500 state and local law enforcement and corrections agencies throughout the United States and its territories.

NLECTC Communications Technology CoE Webinar Series