U.S. Department of Justice and Office of Justice Programs:
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)
SMART Investigations: An Evidence Based Policing Initiative Local Solicitation CFDA 16.738
Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Office was selected as the direct recipient for $35,566.00.
Award will be made final when all federal application requirements and all state and local funding protocols are completed.
Purpose for which the monies will be spent:
The main goal of this program is to introduce new technology and methods of investigation into our investigative section. This includes the use of laser crime scene mapping technology, biometric finger print identification, electronic records management, cell phone forensic investigation technology and the use of standard anatomical dolls for child abuse cases and domestic violence.