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The Delaware Information and Analysis Center (DIAC) is Delaware's Statewide Fusion Center Operated by the Delaware State Police

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $290,000)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Discretionary Grants Program, administered by the Office of Justice Programs' (OJP's) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), furthers the Department's mission by assisting state and local jurisdictions in improving the criminal justice system and assisting communities in preventing drug abuse and crime. In fiscal year 2007, the Edward Byrne Memorial Discretionary Grants Program will focus on funding local, regional, and national efforts within six major categories: 1) targeting violent crime; 2) preventing crime and drug abuse; 3) enhancing local law enforcement; 4) enhancing local courts; 5) enhancing local corrections and offender reentry; and 6) facilitating justice information sharing. All categories combat, address, or otherwise respond to precipitous or extraordinary increases in crime, or in a type or types of crime.

The Delaware State Police will use funds to secure professional and experienced contractual information technology (IT) professionals for the Delaware State Police Information Sharing System (ISS) Section. Funds will be used to design, develop, and fulfill the technology needs of the Delaware Information and Analysis Center (DIAC) and the data sharing needs outside the Fusion Center. The program will also require IT professionals to work in conjunction with vendors, state agencies, and other IT professionals on data specific issues.


Date Created: September 23, 2007