13LE-00-SURV - Equipment, Law Enforcement Surveillance


Surveillance equipment and related accessories, including but not limited to: audio, data, and visual equipment. Includes electronic equipment such as Pen registers (equipment capable of capturing incoming and outgoing phone numbers, along with the duration of calls, without listening to the actual conversations). Also includes equipment designed to extract information from personal digital assistants (PDAs) and cellular devices such as cellular phones and messaging devices.

Grant Notes:

Use is subject to the prohibitions contained in Title III of the Omnibus Crime and Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (the "Wiretap Act") 18 U.S. 2510-2521.

FEMA Related Grant Programs:

  • Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)
  • State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)
  • Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)
  • Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)
  • Urban Areas Security Initiative Program (UASI)
  • Amtrak - (IPR - Amtrak)
  • Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)
  • Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation (EHP)

Standardized Equipment List

For more information on operating considerations, mandatory and applicable standards, and training requirements, visit the Interagency Board’s Standardized Equipment List site. Note: some equipment items on the Authorized Equipment List maynot be listed on the Standardized Equipment List.

System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders

For market survey reports, visit the System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders site. To search for an equipment item, use the same Authorized Equipment List item number. Note: some equipment items may not have market survey reports.

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