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1033 Program Overview

The U.S. Department of Defense 1033 Program permits the Secretary of Defense to transfer excess Department of Defense supplies and equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies for use in their law enforcement duties. This property is procured at no cost to the agency with the exception of any shipping or transportation costs. The type of property available includes but is not limited to tactical and riot gear, vehicles, watercraft, weapons, and night vision. All equipment must be strictly accounted for. When no longer needed agencies must request permission for turn in, transfer, or disposal. Agencies must request participation in the program through the Governor appointed State Coordinator. The Coordinator will facilitate the application process with the Federal Law Enforcement Support Office. Wisconsin Emergency Management is the State Coordinator for the Department of Defenses’ 1033 Program.

Contact information:

Caitlin Snyder Caitlin.snyder@wisconsin.gov or 608-242-3332