Evaluation of a Test Protocol for Explosives Trace Detectors Using a Representative Commercial Analyzer [open pdf - 401KB]
This report describes a study of a test protocol for evaluating trace explosives detectors. The purpose of the study was to determine whether law enforcement personnel who lack special training in explosives detection could use the test protocol and obtain meaningful results. The report includes a discussion of experimental methods used by the researchers, test results, and conclusions.
NIJ Report 100-99; NCJ 178261