rates, particularly for violent crime, have dropped dramatically
in cities and towns across the United States. But more can be done.
As many communities are learning, "mapping" with powerful computers
provides instant access to equally powerful data that law enforcement
officials use to fight crime. A report released by the Vice President
and Attorney General tells how the federal government can help communities
and police departments use information-age tools to reduce and prevent
WebBusiness 50/50 Winners for 1999
government agencies are among the CIO WebBusiness 50/50 winners
for 1999. Congratulations to the Air Force Research Laboratory,
Florida Department of Management Services, Massachusetts Registry
of Motor Vehicles, National Institutes of Health's Center for Information
Technology, and the Nebraska Dept. of Economic Development.
Learning from Natural Disasters
anyway to cut down on the human and economic toll of natural disasters?
CINDI--the Center for Integration of Natural Disaster Information--is
looking for answers. With an eye on the future, the Center uses
sophisticated technology to study hurricanes, tornadoes, floods,
volcanic eruptions, and other natural disasters. CINDI's website
is also a gateway to sites that help you prepare for and survive
the forces of nature.
and Larry in Safety City
the sites in Safety City include a Theater, Art Gallery, Safety
School, Bicycle Tour, Research Lab, and Town Hall. Come see the
"smash hits" and breakthrough performances of Vince and Larry, the
Crash Test Dummies. Take our Safety Challenge quiz and learn about
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