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To improve the functioning of the criminal justice system and enforce state and local laws - Sam Houston State University, Texas.

1 recipient will receive $197,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 161
Description: The purpose of this earmark is to broaden the scope of the Texas Center for Forensic Science by utilizing the educational resources of the Criminal Justice Center at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. This earmark will provide resources for training law enforcement, investigative and judicial personnel, and enhance the local agencies┐ capacity for the identification, collection, preservation and safeguarding of digital evidence. By combining expertise in Digital Forensics through existing world-class facilities and programs in Criminal Justice, the Centers will position law enforcement personnel on the cutting edge of digital investigation and research.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Sam Houston State University (74179896) $197 Public Educational Institution
SHSU Box 2296
Huntsville, TX
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $200,000 for the Sam Houston State University, Texas, Center for Forensic Sciences.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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