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Operation Knock Out Knock Offs - Round III

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Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $200,000)

The Mississippi Attorney General's Office will conduct the following: (1) increase task force participation through reimbursement of overtime pay for approved investigations and improve the quality and reach of the Mississippi Intellectual Property Crime Center (MIPCC) web site; (2) enhance Operation K.O.K.O. (Operation Knock Out Knock Offs) - Round II (previously funded in FY 2010) by improving the MIPCC through public and private partnerships; (3) develop and implement a multi-level awareness campaign aimed at merchants and the general public; (4) increase knowledge of local authorities through intense statewide and regional trainings; and (5) assist local authorities in combating intellectual property crimes by providing investigatory, technical, and prosecutorial help. Round I established a statewide task force consisting of federal, state, and local authorities, and Round II is an ongoing project that will develop the MIPCC, a computerized database designed to assist law enforcement coordination and increase education for merchants and the public on intellectual property crimes. The grantee will use grant funds to launch Round III of K.O.K.O. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 12, 2011