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Forensic and Investigative Science Living Learning Community Visits FBI - CJIS Divison

The WVU Forensic and Investigative Science LLC (Living Learning Community) students visited the FBI- CJIS Division facilities for an overview of the various sections housed on that campus. The students heard from members of various sections including: the National Instance Criminal Background Check Systems (NICS) related to firearm and ammunition purchase checks; the National Threat Operations Center (NTOC) which fields phone and electronic tips from across the country about possible federal crimes; and examiners from Biometric Technology Center who discussed Next Generation Identification (NGI) and other biometric resources the FBI is able to utilize for identification purposes.