Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $300,000)
Funding will be used to support and maintain technological tools at the local level to help ensure timeliness, accuracy and completeness of sex offender registrations. The primary affected technological tool is the cost of maintaining the live scan device the agency uses to register sex offenders. Additionally, funding will be used to help with costs associated with providing statewide training and education, not only on the new sex offender system, but also Missouri's new sex offender tiering (which was put into place in Missouri on Aug. 28, 2018), laws, registration requirements, etc. CA/NCF. Funding will also be used to purchase headsets for Patrol CJIS employees that are impacted by MoSOR. Lastly, funding will also be used to cover a portion of the costs associated with increasing storage space and biometric matching capabilities of the state AFIS system, which is responsible for processing sex offender fingerprint cards submitted to Missouri's Central Repository.