Grant: $425,421 - Department of Justice - Jun. 5, 2009
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Award Description: This application is filed by the City of Bryan, Texas Police Department in conjunction with the City of College Station, Texas Police Department and the Brazos County, Texas Sheriff?s Office. This title of this joint project is the Future Technologies Recovery Program. The goal of the project is to reduce, control and mitigate crime and the effects of crime on the community and improve law enforcement service delivery. City of Bryan: Strategies include the use of DNA for the purpose of identifying and apprehending subjects involved in burglaries of residences and businesses through the collection of DNA samples from know offenders and the collection of DNA samples from crimes scenes. A recent National Institute of Justice study revealed that the use of DNA samples for property crimes may increase subject identification up to 31%; the use of video surveillance systems for the purpose of identifying and apprehending subjects involved in criminal activity through the recording and archiving of digital video from high risk locations, critical infrastructure, and public places; the purchase and deployment of duty pistols with enhanced signature barrels for the purpose of allowing forensic identification of bullet projectiles and the weapon from which they were fired; City of College Station: video enhancement computer and software for the purpose of reviewing, enhancing and archiving video surveillance evidence associated with the commission of offenses; telephone call review software for the purpose of storing, archiving and recalling telephone communications associate with calls to the public safety answering point; replacement of automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) software for the purpose of enhancing the ability to scan, search and compare fingerprints from known individuals to fingerprints from crime scenes; directional message board for the purpose of notifying the public of alternate traffic routes, hazardous traffic conditions and other safety concerns relating to hurricane evacuation and special events; patrol rifle sights to replace standard iron sights as an alternative under low light conditions; hand held thermal imaging unit for the purpose of tracking and identifying fleeing suspects under low light conditions; SWAT radio headsets to replace aging equipment and technology for the purpose of improving tactical communications between members of the SWAT team; and crowd control equipment in an effort to outfit patrol officers with the necessary equipment to respond to civil disturbances involving large groups of individuals; Brazos County: the purchase and deployment of marked patrol vehicles to increase police visibility within the unincorporated areas of Brazos County; the purchase and use of a bar coding system for the purpose of improving the receipt, storage, retrieval of evidentiary items associated with the commission of criminal acts.
Project Description: We have not started our programs this quarter and should begin with the 4th quarter of this year (2009).
Jobs Summary: We have not started our programs this quarter and should begin with the 4th quarter of this year (2009). (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Not Started
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|City of College Station||$92,235||COLLEGE STATION||TX|
|County of Brazos||$84,001||BRYAN||TX|