Forward-looking infrared (FLIR) Law enforcement agents can point heat detectors at neighborhoods to detect higher temperatures in houses where artificial lights are used to grow marijuana. Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) Traffic management technologies, including crash-avoidance systems, automated toll collection, and satellite-based position location, can be used to track the movement of all people using private or public transportation and the movement of people using cellular phones. In 1993, fugitive Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar was pinpointed through his cellular phone. Databases The FBI's National Crime Information Center (NCIC) contains over 24 million records and connects over 500,000 users in 19,000 federal, state, and local agencies. Every year, law enforcement agents access over a million NCIC records for criminal investigations. DNA typing
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course CJ 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.