"Law Enforcement Agency (Lea) Aircraft Request" - Missouri

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March 2021
MISSOURI LESO PROGRAM
LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (LEA)
AIRCRAFT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Aircraft is available to qualified LEAs who are current members of the LESO Program. Missouri LEAs interested in obtaining an
aircraft from the LESO Program must complete and submit the following:
“Law Enforcement Agency (LEA) Aircraft Request” form, which must be signed by the LEA Chief Law Enforcement
1.
Official (i.e. Chief, Sheriff, Director, Colonel, Marshal).
“Aircraft Justification” memo, which must be signed by the LEA Chief Law Enforcement Official (i.e. Chief, Sheriff,
2.
Director, Marshal, Colonel, Marshal) and the Local Governing Executive Official (i.e. Mayor, City Administrator, County
Executive, County Commissioner, Director). The enclosed form is fillable for your convenience, but once completed, the
returned document must be on agency letterhead. Forms without letterhead will be returned.
3.
Copy of Training Plan/Safety Standard. As a condition of receiving such property, LEAs must provide the operator(s) of the
aircraft with qualification training regarding the use of the requested aircraft. The training must, at a minimum, meet all the
ground and flight training requirements listed in the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) for the type of aircraft requested.
These requirements include aeronautical knowledge areas and flight maneuvers for the type of aircraft requested. A copy of
the applicable training plan, standard operating procedure (SOP), etc. must be provided at the time of application.
Once completed, the three (3) required documents, which comprise the “LESO Aircraft Application”, must be submitted to the
Missouri LESO Program for review and approval.
Email:
MissouriLESO@dps.mo.gov
Fax:
(573) 526-1876
Mail:
MO Department of Public Safety, LESO Program, PO Box 749, 1101 Riverside Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65102
LEAs approved for aircraft will be responsible for the pick-up and transportation costs associated with acquiring such property. In
addition, LEAs are required to implement a control system to prevent loss, damage, or theft of such property and establish adequate
maintenance procedures to keep the property in good condition. LEAs are responsible for all maintenance, storage, and insurance
costs associated with the aircraft.
LEAs must train the operator(s) of the aircraft within 6 months of obtaining the aircraft, or within 6 months of the aircraft becoming
flyable if maintenance is required upon acquisition. (All operators must complete training prior to operation of the aircraft; this
includes new employees hired and identified as operators.) The aircraft operator(s) must adhere to the required Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) standards. Furthermore, LEAs must provide personnel authorizing or directing the use of aircraft with
enhanced scenario based training to examine, deliberate, and review the circumstances in which the aircraft should or should not be
used.
Aircraft is considered controlled property. The title remains with the DoD. At the end of the aircraft’s lifecycle or if the LEA no
longer has a use for the item, the LEA must request a transfer/return of the aircraft from the Missouri LESO Program. For more
information regarding aircraft, disposal of controlled property, cannibalism of aircraft, storage/maintenance of aircraft, etc., refer to
the “Missouri LESO Program Policy and Procedures Manual” available online at https://dps.mo.gov/dir/programs/cjle/dod.php.
If you have questions, please contact the Missouri LESO Program staff at
MissouriLESO@dps.mo.gov
or (573) 526-1930.
March 2021
MISSOURI LESO PROGRAM
LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (LEA)
AIRCRAFT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Aircraft is available to qualified LEAs who are current members of the LESO Program. Missouri LEAs interested in obtaining an
aircraft from the LESO Program must complete and submit the following:
“Law Enforcement Agency (LEA) Aircraft Request” form, which must be signed by the LEA Chief Law Enforcement
1.
Official (i.e. Chief, Sheriff, Director, Colonel, Marshal).
“Aircraft Justification” memo, which must be signed by the LEA Chief Law Enforcement Official (i.e. Chief, Sheriff,
2.
Director, Marshal, Colonel, Marshal) and the Local Governing Executive Official (i.e. Mayor, City Administrator, County
Executive, County Commissioner, Director). The enclosed form is fillable for your convenience, but once completed, the
returned document must be on agency letterhead. Forms without letterhead will be returned.
3.
Copy of Training Plan/Safety Standard. As a condition of receiving such property, LEAs must provide the operator(s) of the
aircraft with qualification training regarding the use of the requested aircraft. The training must, at a minimum, meet all the
ground and flight training requirements listed in the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) for the type of aircraft requested.
These requirements include aeronautical knowledge areas and flight maneuvers for the type of aircraft requested. A copy of
the applicable training plan, standard operating procedure (SOP), etc. must be provided at the time of application.
Once completed, the three (3) required documents, which comprise the “LESO Aircraft Application”, must be submitted to the
Missouri LESO Program for review and approval.
Email:
MissouriLESO@dps.mo.gov
Fax:
(573) 526-1876
Mail:
MO Department of Public Safety, LESO Program, PO Box 749, 1101 Riverside Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65102
LEAs approved for aircraft will be responsible for the pick-up and transportation costs associated with acquiring such property. In
addition, LEAs are required to implement a control system to prevent loss, damage, or theft of such property and establish adequate
maintenance procedures to keep the property in good condition. LEAs are responsible for all maintenance, storage, and insurance
costs associated with the aircraft.
LEAs must train the operator(s) of the aircraft within 6 months of obtaining the aircraft, or within 6 months of the aircraft becoming
flyable if maintenance is required upon acquisition. (All operators must complete training prior to operation of the aircraft; this
includes new employees hired and identified as operators.) The aircraft operator(s) must adhere to the required Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) standards. Furthermore, LEAs must provide personnel authorizing or directing the use of aircraft with
enhanced scenario based training to examine, deliberate, and review the circumstances in which the aircraft should or should not be
used.
Aircraft is considered controlled property. The title remains with the DoD. At the end of the aircraft’s lifecycle or if the LEA no
longer has a use for the item, the LEA must request a transfer/return of the aircraft from the Missouri LESO Program. For more
information regarding aircraft, disposal of controlled property, cannibalism of aircraft, storage/maintenance of aircraft, etc., refer to
the “Missouri LESO Program Policy and Procedures Manual” available online at https://dps.mo.gov/dir/programs/cjle/dod.php.
If you have questions, please contact the Missouri LESO Program staff at
MissouriLESO@dps.mo.gov
or (573) 526-1930.
________________
LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (LEA)
ORI:
AIRCRAFT REQUEST
DODAAC:
AGENCY NAME:
AIRCRAFT POC:
ADDRESS (No P.O. Box):
CITY:
______________STATE:
_ _________________
ZIP:
EMAIL:
_________
PHONE:
__ FAX:
_____________________________________________________
TYPE OF AIRCRAFT AND QUANTITY OF EACH TYPE
ROTARY
OH-58
OH-6
UH1H
UH1L
UH1N
Flyable Quantity
Non-Flyable Quantity
FIXED
C12
C172
C182
Flyable Quantity
Non-Flyable Quantity
OTHER (State type)
Quantity
If something other than the marked/stated above aircraft become available,
would you like to be offered it?
Yes
No
****NOTE: The Aircraft justification memorandum must accompany this request.
By signing this document, the Chief Law Enforcement Official or Head of Local Federal Agency (Supervisor/Regional Agent in Charge/Special
Agent in Charge (RAC/SAC)), certifies that the requesting agency listed above has the appropriate funds, license (s), safety and operational
training required to operate and maintain the requested aircraft. This agency certifies that all information contained above is accurate and the
request for aircraft (s) is warranted and has been approved.
PRINTED NAME
DATE:
CHIEF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL
OR HEAD OF LOCAL FEDERAL
AGENCY (SUPERVISOR/RAC/SAC):
SIGNATURE
STATE OR FEDERAL COORDINATOR USE ONLY
DATE:
PRINTED NAME
STATE OR FEDERAL COORDINATOR:
SIGNATURE
LESO USE ONLY
DATE:
AIRCRAFT SPECIALIST (SIGNATURE)
LESO OFFICIALS:
LESO PROGRAM MANAGER (SIGNATURE)
DATE:
LESO DIVISION CHIEF (SIGNATURE
)
DATE:
COMPLIANCE LIAISON USE ONLY: LEA IS NOT SUSPENDED: INITIALS:__________ DATE VERIFIED:____________________________
AIRCRAFT SPECIALIST USE ONLY: # OF OFFICERS: _________________ # OF LESO PROGRAM AIRCRAFT: ___________________________________________
AIRCRAFT ALLOCATION:
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To: LESO Program Manager
DLA Disposition Services Law Enforcement Support Office (LESO)
74 Washington Avenue North, Battle Creek, MI 49037
Subject: Aircraft Justification
1.
Please thoroughly explain the intended use and impact the resource will have upon your jurisdiction and/or neighboring
jurisdiction support to other agencies (examples may include SWAT, active shooter, barricaded suspect, emergency response,
first responder, critical incident, hostage rescue, natural disaster rescue, border security, homeland security, counter-drug,
counter-terrorism).
2.
Number of full/part compensated sworn officers in the agency making the request.
3.
Is the requesting agency located within an office of National Drug Control Policy designated High Intensity Drug Trafficking
Area (HIDTA)?
4.
Is the requesting agency involved by mutual agreement with multi-agency associations/task forces of a counter-drug/counter-
terrorism/border security nature?
5.
State the population within the requesting agencies jurisdiction and describe the geographical size of the area of
responsibility.
6.
Describe the type of facility that will be used to store and secure the resource.
7.
Provide estimated usage/mission requirements for the requested aircraft.
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8.
List all FAA Certified Pilot Names (First, Last, Middle Initial), type of Certification (for what type of aircraft) does the Pilot
hold.
9. (OPTIONAL) Provide any additional information pertinent to aircraft request.
CHIEF LAW ENFORCEMENT
OFFICIAL/HEAD OF LOCAL
PRINTED NAME
FEDERAL AGENCY
(SUPERVISOR/RAC/SAC):
TITLE
SIGNATURE
DATE:
LOCAL GOVERNING
EXECUTIVE OFFICIAL:
PRINTED NAME
TITLE
SIGNATURE
DATE:
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