1033 Program overview
The National Defense Authorization Act authorizes theSecretary of Defense to transfer excess Department of Defense (DoD) personalproperty to Federal, state and local Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA) withspecial emphasis given to counter drug and counter terrorism. The 1033Program (formerly the 1208 Program) allows LEAs to receive DoD excessproperty. If you qualify and choose to participate, your organizationwill become one of over 13,000 local LEAs who have taken advantage of thisunique program.
Arkansas LESO Mission, Vision, & Core Values
The MISSION of the Law EnforcementSupport Office (LESO) is to provide timely and pertinent information to allserviced agencies, whether local, state, or federal to enhance the performanceof and to provide technologically advanced and affordable equipment to lawenforcement agencies in the state of Arkansas.
TheVISION of the LawEnforcement Support Office (LESO) is to become the most efficient Law Enforcement Support Office(LESO) and the foremost program in the country. To provide a model for otherstates and provide 100% customer satisfaction among the law enforcementagencies across the state of Arkansas.
The COREVALUES of the LawEnforcement Support Office (LESO) are Accountabilityfor all assigned property within our state and Responsibility in using all property in support of city, countyand state law enforcement activities.
Participation, state fees, and shipping costs
The application for participationpacket is required annually and whenever an agency's Chief ExecutiveOfficial Changes. The packet consists of a complete Application,Memorandum of Agreement, and Supplemental Data Sheet. A link to all FederalLESO forms is listed below. The Memorandum of Agreement and Supplemental DataSheet must be obtained from the state manager. The state fee is 3% of theacquisition value of the item. The Law Enforcement Agency (LEA) incurs allshipping costs. https://www.dispositionservices.dla.mil/rtd03/leso/forms.shtml
Screening worldwide for excess propertyis extremely simple and can be online through the Defense Logistics Agency's property search application. You can search for specificitems or for a broad range of material. You can even create a want list,so the system can search for you. You can also visit your nearby Disposition Services Center (formerly known as a DRMO).
Accountability and Files Management
Allrecords must be maintained in accordance with the DLA Memorandum of Agreement(MOA). The Chief Executive Official or the Head of Agency of the LEA isresponsible for all 1033 Program controlled property.
Special Interest Items
Someequipment is scarce, unavailable on line, or is in such highdemand that additional steps are taken to ensure equitabledistribution throughout the nation. If your agencyis interested in acquiring Aircraft, Weapons, or Armored Response Vehicles,please contact the state office for further instructions.
CONTACT INFORMATIONFor more information contact Tim Hicks,Arkansas LESO Manager at Timothy.Hicks@arkansas.govor at Office:(501) 682-1137, Mobile: (501) 265-9442.