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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 - Tarleton State University.

1 recipient will receive $247,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 159
Description: The purpose of this grant is to bridge the information technology gap between rural and urban law enforcement agencies. The gaps in information technology in rural law enforcement agencies will be eliminated in a three phase approach. Elimination of the computer communication and criminal data gap will increase rural law enforcement's ability to fight crime. The needs identified are: (1) basic IT infrastructure continuity of operations; (2) automated finger print identification system (AFIS) access; and (3) crime records sharing among rural jurisdictions, and with Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Tarleton State University (73161697) $247 Public Educational Institution
201 St. Felix
Box T-0010
Stephenville, TX
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $250,000 for the Rural Law Enforcement Information Technology Center at Tarleton State University;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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