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Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    State and local law enforcement assistance (15-0404)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDOJ.GOV   202-514-2007
To improve the functioning of the criminal justice system and enforce state and local laws - Texas Center for Forensic Science.

1 recipient will receive $197,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 183
Description: The purpose of this project is to maintain, operate and enhance the Center of Excellence in Digital Forensics at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. The Center provides resources for training law enforcement, investigative and judicial personnel. The Center enhances the local agencies┐ capacity for the identification, collection, preservation and safeguarding of digital evidence. The Center also provides on-line resources such as case studies, a digital library and software resources for distance training purposes. By combing expertise in Digital Forensics with existing world-class facilities and programs in Criminal Justice the Center can position law enforcement personnel on the cutting edge of digital investigation.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Sam Houston State University (74179896) $197 Public Educational Institution
SHSU Box 2090
Huntsville, TX
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $200,000 for the Texas Center for Forensic Science;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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