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Recent Decision to Compress Census Timeframes...

This correspondence is the fourth in a series of updates reporting on the Census Bureau’s (Bureau) 2020 Census activities and operations. This update includes information from GAO’s ongoing work on…

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COVID-19 and Scenario Planning

On March 22, 2020, the International Olympic Committee announced that it was going to take a month to study the scenarios regarding the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games…

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Protecting Against Rogue Drones

As of March 2020, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had registered more than 1.5 million unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), often referred to as drones. More than 70% are operated by…

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Scaling Solutions II: A Look at Best Practices in...

Published in 2016, Scaling Solutions provided a set of lessons learned from various philanthropies funded by the Sustainable Communities Initiative. It was designed to act as a guide for public,…

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Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census

The census, conducted once every 10 years, is the constitutionally-required count of every person living in the United States. It’s a huge and complex endeavor, one with an enormous impact…

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Thales Cogent Applicant Processing

Thales offers federal, state and local government agencies a secure and compliant way to exchange criminal history record information for employment and licensing purposes. As an FBI-approved channeler and a…

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Thales Cogent Automated Biometric Identification...

CABIS 7 supports multimodal matching of fingerprint, palm print, latent, facial, and iris data. Built on our signature ABIS solution, it offers a redesigned back-end system, enhanced features, plus improved…

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Driving Innovation through Mobility

Consumer connectivity and reliance on mobile devices is increasing every day. The expectation of the consumer market, especially the younger generation, is shifting from digital connectivity and mobile functionality being…

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10 Physical Security Trends from the Past Decade

This infographic showcases 10 physical security trends from the past decade. To stay up-to-date on trends, visit our blog.

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Biometric Border Management

Improving security, efficiency and travel experiences as travel is set to double by 2034.

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U.S. Chemical Weapons Elimination Program’s Key...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) oversees the U.S. chemical weapons elimination program. We’ve worked for over 30 years to keep Americans safe from dangerous chemicals in warfare…

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Examining the Effects of the Rental Assistance...

The Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) is a recently launched federal housing program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that converts public housing to Section 8 rental…

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Safe Systems for Safer Streets

America Walks is deeply troubled by the sharp increase in pedestrian fatalities over the last decade. Last year, 6,227 pedestrians were killed. This was up from almost 6,000 in 2017…

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Understanding Rapid Re-housing

This interim report presents the findings from a set of qualitative interviews conducted in late 2018 and early 2019 with 30 people in various stages of receiving rapid re-housing (RRH)…

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U. S. Customs and Border Protection Strategy...

The CBP Strategy 2020–2025 is focused on twelve strategic initiatives that will advance CBP’s ability to accomplish our mission. To reach our goals and better accomplish our daily tasks, CBP…

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