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Communications technology, technical support, outreach and school safety

Award Information

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Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $1,025,000)

The Sheriffs' Association of Texas will support state and local law enforcement for the CommTech Program through Communications Interoperability Outreach and Technical Assistance. Activities will include, but not be limited to, technology assistance and outreach, working the CommTech booth, etc. In addition, Sheriffs' Association of Texas will provide assistance to the 700 MHz Regional Planning Committees (RPCs) and coordinators.


The Electronic Crime Partnership Initiative (ECPI) was established by the National Institute of Justice to support and expand the capabilities of state and local Law Enforcement to prevent and combat electronic crime. The ECPI has and will continue to address the needs identified by the law enforcement and public safety community in NIJ's, Electronic Crime Needs Assessment for State and Local Law Enforcement (March 2001, NCJ 186276).


Date Created: September 20, 2005