Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $1,609,259)
The Missouri State Highway Patrol will use funds for several of projects: 1) Criminal History Overtime - CJIS intends to continue criminal history overtime to current personnel to increase criminal history completeness and decrease the incidents of a delayed response to a NICS request. 2) Criminal History Records System (CHRS) and the Missouri Automated Criminal History Site (MACHS) system replacements - CJIS seeks to hire an IT contractor to begin coding for replacement of these two vendor-based systems, in preparation to bring them in-house. 3) Batch Scanners - The purchase of a batch scanners for the Patrol, St. Louis City PD, and St. Louis County PD will assist with hard copy fingerprint card processing. 4) AFIS Reviewer Licenses - Additional licenses will expedite processing of records through AFIS. 5) IAI Certification Training - Funding for two examiners to complete their IAI Certification training and testing and start a third person on their certification training would be beneficial. 6) Compact Council Meeting Attendance - Funding to send two additional staff to Compact Council. 7) Testing and Training Livescans - Two replacement training/testing livescans. 8) Livescan Software Modifications. 9) Livescan Project for Missouri Department of Corrections. 10) Systems Firewall - Firewall software to be installed on servers that house the CCH and AFIS systems.