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National Organization for Victim Assistance

One of the nation's oldest organizations devoted to championing the rights of crime victims and providing training to victim service providers... Read More

National Sex Offender Registry

The NCIC Convicted Sexual Offender Registry File is designed to help law enforcement agencies keep track of convicted sex offenders released into the community... Read More

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

A national organization with the mission to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research... Read More

National Technical Investigators’ Association (NATIA)

A professional non-profit law enforcement training association dedicated to promoting "the education of law enforcement and intelligence professionals in the technical surveillance, tactical operations, and forensics fields"... Read More

natural death

Deaths attributed to natural agents such as illness or internal malfunctions of the body... Read More


Acronym for National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center... Read More


Acronym for National Crime Victimization Survey... Read More

negative amplification control 

Used to detect DNA contamination of the amplification reagents... Read More

negative predictive value

Pertaining to friction ridge identification, the proportion of exclusion determinations that are correct... Read More


The refusal or failure on the part of a person (or persons) in a caring role to fulfil a care-giving obligation, either consciously or unintentionally, which results in physical or emotional distress for an older person... Read More

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