Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $1,544,079)
The Alaska Department of Public Safety (DPS) will use funds for staff to consolidate duplicate state identification records that prevent submissions to the Interstate Identification Index and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System and to set the pointers on the FBI pseudo-pointer records; funding for a technical consultant to provide assistance and technical expertise with the continuation of the criminal history, hot file, and message switch replacement project; funding for a project manager for replacement project efforts, implementing project plans, coordinating/integrating/monitoring project activities, and risk mitigation; and funding to replace end of life Livescan devices at Department of Corrections facilities. Funding for access to the Alaska Court System (ACS) case management system is requested to complete dismissal reports. The ACS requests funding for three personnel to work on ACS electronic systems and related projects to improve criminal automation, procedures, data quality and timeliness. This funding would also include training, and conference attendance to support electronic projects.