LAW ENFORCEMENT

 

$261,000 was provided to the Alcoholic Beverage Law Enforcement Commission for reclassification of its agents.

$1.3 million was appropriated to the Department of Public Safety to support a new patrol academy.

Legislators approved $258,000 to the Attorney General to annualize FY'97 supplemental funding. Another $1.2 million was approved for other operations.

The District Attorney's Council received $67,000 to support a pay increase for District Attorneys.

The DA's Council received an additional $1.1 million and 144 FTE for increased operations at the 27 District Attorney Offices statewide.

The Legislature voted to approve $2.9 million for the Indigent Defense System to annualize FY'97 supplemental funding.

The Board of Medicolegal Investigations received $900,000 in new operational funds along with 5 FTE.

The State Fire Marshal received 5 FTE and $300,000 in new money, which will fill vacancies at the agency and support other operations.

$145,000 was appropriated to the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training for continuing education programming and a training academy.

The Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs was appropriated $57,949 and 7 FTE. The Bureau will hire two new agents.

 

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