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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 - University of Houston.

1 recipient will receive $2,960,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 196
Description: These funds to the University of Houston are to establish the Southwest Public Safety Technology Center (SWTC). The University of Houston (UH) will conduct research and engineering projects that it jointly identifies with NIJ in support of State and local law enforcement. This work will include evaluations and investigation of the feasibility of new in-car law enforcement vehicle technology and the safety of law enforcement vehicle operations. UH will also work closely with the Sheriff's Association of Texas to assist law enforcement in this region to address their technology needs.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
University of Houston (36837920) $2,960 Public Educational Institution
316 E Cullen Bldg
4800 Calhoun Blvd
Houston, TX
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $3,000,000 for the University of Houston to work with the National Institute of Justice to test new law enforcement technologies;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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