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Ouachita Parish Law Enforcement Officer Safety and Technology

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $154,195)

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Project. The funds will be used to support the purchase of an evidence lift, cradle points and patrol vehicles. Monroe Police Department Project. The use of Digi Ticket allows officers to scan a driver's license or ID and will automatically fill in fields on a citation or summons. On screen menus arc used to complete necessary data on the citation or summons. Officers can use the device to take photos of the violator or evidence of the violation, voice recordings, electronic signatures or fingerprints. Utilizing the DigiTicket device increases officer safety by reducing the time an officer is on the roadside looking down at a ticket book or standing on the shoulder of a busy roadway. Purchase mobile forensic access device.

Date Created: September 22, 2023