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Police Body Armor Standards and Testing, Vol. II—Appendixes

Police Body Armor Standards and Testing, Vol. II—Appendixes

Date: August 1992
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report is an extension of volume one, that discusses the standards for body-armor. The report describes the origin of the standard, the rationale for particular provisions, and the main points of controversy, which concern acceptable risks, the validity and discrimination of the test, and the reproducibility of results.
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Police Corps: Some Problems Resolved, But Most Positions Remain Unfilled

Police Corps: Some Problems Resolved, But Most Positions Remain Unfilled

Date: February 22, 2000
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) implementation of the Police Corps program under the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office and, more recently, the Office of Justice Programs."
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Police reform

Police reform

Date: August 1971
Creator: United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
Description: The ACIR Library is composed of publications that study the interactions between different levels of government. This document addresses police reform.
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Police regulation of aircraft

Police regulation of aircraft

Date: August 1, 1922
Creator: Warner, Edward P
Description: Different aspects of aircraft regulation are discussed such as: protecting the public; the restriction of flights over crowds; regulations of wing-walkers.
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Policies and procedures of the Office of Technology Assessment : communication with Congress and the public

Policies and procedures of the Office of Technology Assessment : communication with Congress and the public

Date: February 1986
Creator: United States. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A manual for OTA employees, providing guidance for drafting proposals and reports. Includes standards and procedures for communicating with Congress.
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Policing in Peacekeeping and Related Stability Operations: Problems and Proposed Solutions

Policing in Peacekeeping and Related Stability Operations: Problems and Proposed Solutions

Date: March 30, 2004
Creator: Serafino, Nina M
Description: None
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Policy Analysis at OTA: A Staff Assessment, May 1993

Policy Analysis at OTA: A Staff Assessment, May 1993

Date: May 1993
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This document presents the findings of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) staff assessment of policy analysis that took place in 1992. It consisted of reviewing 18 sample OTA reports and soliciting opinions about OTA's policy analysis from outside observers. This report presents the findings of this assessment, along with options for OTA management and suggestions for OTA project directors.
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Policy and Criteria Used to Assess Potential Commissary Store Closures

Policy and Criteria Used to Assess Potential Commissary Store Closures

Date: April 26, 2005
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Description: Correspondence issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "As part of its pay and benefits package for service members, the Department of Defense (DOD) operates supermarket-type stores called commissaries to provide service members and their families with groceries and authorized household supplies at the lowest practical price. The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), DOD's designated agency for managing commissary stores, operates 273 commissary stores in the United States and abroad. To ensure efficient operation of the commissary stores, all commissary stores are assessed annually to determine whether there should be any operational changes or possible store closures. The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), which has oversight responsibility for DeCA operations, can either endorse or change the results of the assessments or direct additional actions. In August 2003, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) proposed that the military services consider the closure of 14 commissary stores not previously under consideration for closure. Subsequently, various members of Congress raised questions about these proposed actions, including whether DOD's policy and criteria for deciding whether to close commissary stores adequately considered the impact on quality of life of service members and ...
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Policy Implications of Medical Information Systems

Policy Implications of Medical Information Systems

Date: December 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) in response to the rising costs of medical care that assesses the "policy implications of computer-based medical information systems" (p. v).
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Policy Implications of the Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner

Policy Implications of the Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner

Date: November 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that looks specifically at the Computed Tomography (CT) scanner and examines "current Federal policies and current medical practices to determine whether a reasonable amount of justification should be provided before costly new medical technologies and procedures are put into general use," (quoted from p. iii).
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