The Law Enforcement Support Office Program, managed by the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency, transfers needed equipment such as tactical gear, electronics, vehicles, weapons and more to federal and state law enforcement agencies and provides the military one of several outlets for disposal of their excess property. Through this program, more than 11,000 law enforcement agencies across the country receive a variety of items helping local agencies keep their equipment overhead costs low.
The responsibility of managing the LESO program for Alabama is the ADECA Surplus Property Division.
Alabama law enforcement agencies:
1. Download and complete the LESO Application.
2. Review and sign the LESO State Plan of Operation.
3. Complete the LESO Invoice Form.
4. Mail the above forms and a check for your annual membership fee to:
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Surplus Property Division
Attn: LESO Program
4590 Mobile Highway
Montgomery, AL 36108-5110
While the property is provided by the federal government at no charge, law enforcement agencies in Alabama pay an annual (12-month) membership fee as found on Page 17 of the State Plan to defray costs of administering the program. Fees are based on the number of full-time sworn officers employed by your agency:
1 to 5: $250
6 to 10: $400
11 to 15: $500
16 to 25: $600
26 to 40: $700
41 to 75: $800
76 to 100: $900
101 to 150: $1,000
151 to 200: $1,200
201 and above: $1,500
Beginning Fiscal Year 2019, there will be a one-time, supplemental fee assessed at the time of acquisition for aircraft (flyable $3,000.00; non-flyable $1,000.00) and tactical vehicles (MRAP $2,500.00; other armored vehicles $1,000.00).
Burt Brownell, State Coordinator – (334) 309-1544
Denise Williams, State Point of Contact – (334) 309-1542
For more information, training materials, updated forms, and other information about DoD/DLA LESO Program visit: https://www.dla.mil/DispositionServices/Offers/Reutilization/LawEnforcement.aspx