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Emerging Technology in Criminal Justice

Explosive Detection and Remediation

Currently available approaches for the detection and remediation of explosives involve diagnostics,containment/disruption (including robotically retrieving and disarming devices), and simulation/training. Smoke, Fire, Sky, Danger, Emergency, Blaze, Explosion

Required Reading

Explosive Detection and Remediation

  1. Introduction
     
    1. United States Government Accountability Office. (2010). Technology assessment: Explosives detection technologies to protect passenger rail (Rep. No. GAO-10-898). Retrieved from http://www.gao.gov/assets/310/307828.pdf
       
  2. Resources
     
    1. Trace portable explosives detection. (2015). LC-GC Europe, 48.
      http://www.plymouth.edu/webapp/db/http://search.ebscohost.com.libproxy.plymouth.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=103270853&site=ehost-live
       
    2. Paterniti, M. (2014). The dogs of war. National Geographic, 225(6), 26-53.
      http://www.plymouth.edu/webapp/db/http://search.ebscohost.com.libproxy.plymouth.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=96064292&site=ehost-live
       
    3. Dean, J. (2013). Sniff test. Popular Science, 282(6), 72-82.
      http://www.plymouth.edu/webapp/db/http://search.ebscohost.com.libproxy.plymouth.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=90565049&site=ehost-live
       
    4. Walt, D. R., Stitzel, S. E., & Aernecke, M. J. (2012). Artificial Noses. American Scientist, 100(1), 38-45.
      http://www.plymouth.edu/webapp/db/http://search.ebscohost.com.libproxy.plymouth.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=69821761&site=ehost-live
       
    5. Scanner discerns threatening liquids [Video file]. (2010, October 21). Retrieved from https://youtu.be/jJBPxxxIMjE

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