House Engrossed Senate Bill
State of Arizona
First Regular Session
SENATE BILL 1293
making appropriations; relating to law enforcement.
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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:
Section 1. GIITEM border security and law enforcement subaccount; expenditure plan; report; review
A. Notwithstanding section 41‑1724, subsection G, Arizona Revised Statutes, before the department of public safety spends any monies appropriated in the general appropriation act for fiscal year 2015‑2016 from the gang and immigration intelligence team enforcement mission border security and law enforcement subaccount established by section 41‑1724, Arizona Revised Statutes, the department shall submit the subaccount's entire expenditure plan to the joint legislative budget committee for review.
B. Every entity that receives monies from the gang and immigration intelligence team enforcement mission border security and law enforcement subaccount established by section 41‑1724, Arizona Revised Statutes, shall submit a report to the joint legislative budget committee on or before December 31, 2015 detailing how the entity used the monies.
C. Subsection A of this section does not apply to any monies that are specifically distributed by law.
Sec. 2. Appropriation; predictive policing technology software; request for proposals; reports; definition
A. Notwithstanding section 41‑1722, Arizona Revised Statutes, the sum of $1,150,000 is appropriated from the concealed weapons permit fund established by section 41‑1722, Arizona Revised Statutes, in fiscal year 2015‑2016 to the department of administration to be distributed by block grants to municipal law enforcement agencies in any of the following cities in an amount that does not exceed the city's proportional share by population of the total appropriation for the purposes of implementing a pilot program for purchasing and maintaining predictive policing technology software:
1. A law enforcement agency in a city with a population of more than one million persons.
2. A law enforcement agency in a city with a population of more than four hundred thousand persons but less than five hundred thousand persons.
3. Two law enforcement agencies each in cities with a population of more than forty-two thousand persons but less than forty-eight thousand persons.
B. The department of administration shall make an emergency procurement pursuant to section 41‑2537, Arizona Revised Statutes, to select one or more vendors to provide predictive policing technology software. The department of administration shall authorize the block grants issued pursuant to subsection A of this section to be used on one or more of the vendors selected pursuant to this subsection.
C. If any monies remain after awarding the block grants to the municipal law enforcement agencies listed in subsection A of this section, the department of administration shall use the remaining monies to award block grants to any other municipal law enforcement agency in this state that makes a request to the department of administration for predictive policing technology software.
D. Each municipal law enforcement agency that receives monies for purchasing and maintaining predictive policing technology software pursuant to this section shall submit two reports to the joint legislative budget committee. The municipal law enforcement agency shall submit the first report on or before December 31, 2015 and shall submit the second report on or before June 30, 2016. The reports shall detail the status of the pilot program, including any monies spent for purchasing and maintaining the software and, after using the software, the effectiveness of the software as of the date reported.
E. For the purposes of this section, "predictive policing technology software" means software to which all of the following apply:
1. Uses predictive capabilities based on historical data, current crime patterns and forward mathematical modeling.
2. Does not use personally identifiable information to create predictions.
3. Customizes predictions by location, time of day and specific crime types.
4. Is accessed through a secure web interface.
5. Service is hosted in a secure cloud.
6. Prepares predictions for multiple crime types, including property crime, gang activity, drug incidents, traffic accidents and gun violence.
7. Delivers reports through a simple, intuitive, easy-to-use interface with minimal officer training required.
8. Automatically recalibrates predictions whenever new crime information is added.
9. Allows direct delivery to patrol officers via paper, e-mail or any internet-enabled device.
10. Generates predictions by applying mathematical algorithms and criminal behavior theory to large data sets of past crime data.
11. Does not require dedicated hardware or personnel to operate and maintain the system.
12. Has references from at least five separate law enforcement agencies where the predictive policing technology software has been successfully implemented.
Sec. 3. Appropriation; GIITEM border security and law enforcement subaccount; distribution
Notwithstanding section 41‑1724, Arizona Revised Statutes, of the $2,390,000 appropriated in fiscal year 2015‑2016 to the GIITEM subaccount in the department of public safety by Laws 2015, chapter 8, section 86, the department of public safety shall distribute the following amounts to the following counties:
1. Apache county sheriff $ 12,000
2. Cochise county sheriff $760,000
3. Coconino county sheriff $ 22,000
4. Gila county sheriff $ 10,000
5. Graham county sheriff $ 45,000
6. Greenlee county sheriff $ 2,000
7. La Paz county sheriff $ 3,500
8. Maricopa county sheriff $143,000
9. Mohave county sheriff $ 33,000
10. Navajo county sheriff $ 18,000
11. Pima county sheriff $300,000
12. Pinal county sheriff $260,000
13. Santa Cruz county sheriff $ 50,000
14. Yavapai county sheriff $ 35,000
15. Yuma county sheriff $165,000
(EMERGENCY NOT ENACTED BY THE SENATE)
Sec. 4. Emergency
This act is an emergency measure that is necessary to preserve the public peace, health or safety and is operative immediately as provided by law.