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Agency:    Department of Justice
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 - New Orleans District Attorney's Office.

1 recipient will receive $296,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 118
Description: This project will upgrade and modernize the technological and information system capabilities of the New Orleans District Attorney's Office. Planned improvements will significantly enhance the ability of the district attorney's office to perform required word processing and data tracking functions, prepare statistical reports, share information with other criminal justice agencies, improve security of sensitive data bases, and provide accurate and current ┐rap sheet┐ information to other law enforcement agencies. The grant funding will support an "Information System Unit" that will be established and 4 personnel will be hired to address and alleviate the backlog in archiving closed case files, to process "rap sheet" dispositions, and to assist in training staff in the operation of a new case tracking system. The 4 positions funded will consist of (1) full-time Information System Supervisor, (1) full-time Information System Specialist, and (2) part-time Information System Specialists. Grant funds will also be used to make system upgrades such as the implementation of an internet based case tracking program-CRIMES, providing network wiring and computers equipment and to purchase surveillance and video recording equipment.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Orleans Parish New Orleans District Attorney (178220575) $296 Locality
619 South White Street
New Orleans, LA
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $300,000 for the New Orleans District Attorney's Office for system upgrades;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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