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South Dakota - SMART FY21 Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program

Award Information

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Competitive Discretionary
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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $400,000)

The South Dakota Sex Offender Registry is assigned by statute to the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), a part of the Attorney General’s Office. Grant funds will be used to make technology improvements for SOR staff, including auto-population of information to eliminate manual entry; DNA samples and profiles maintenance; purchase equipment directly related to operating the state’s sex offender registration platform and public sex offender registry website; update the state’s DNA database and purchase DNA sample collection materials; and acquire surveillance cameras to apprehend non-compliant sex offenders to increase compliance rates.

Date Created: October 25, 2021