Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $55,810)
The state will use this award to enhance programs designed to implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) portion of the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. § 16901, et seq.). The Adam Walsh Act is designed to protect children and adults from sexual exploitation and violent crime, prevent child abuse and child pornography, promote Internet safety, and honor the memory of Adam Walsh and other crime victims. SORNA was enacted to protect the public from convicted sex offenders by establishing a comprehensive national system for the registration and notification of those offenders. The Idaho State Police will utilize this SORNA Reallocation award to upgrade the state image storage system, to provide immediate access to documents and to provide training for repository staff on best practices in workflow configuration management, to ensure the system is working to its fullest potential and saving valuable resource time for information sharing. Computers will also be provided to 28 sheriffs offices to be used for registering sex offenders electronically, to substantially implement SORNA.