Equipment and supplies used in counter-drug activity
are eligible for purchase through the PARTNERS Program. Federal code
limits the purchase of items to those used in the performance of counter-drug activities.
Identify what you need using the Army, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) or General Services Administration (GSA) catalogs or online resources. Contact the vendor for current costs and shipping information.
After following your department's purchasing procedures, your
department's point of contact must submit an official, signed PARTNERS
Purchase Requisition form (P.R.) and payment to the KHP PARTNERS office.
Currently payment must be made by check from a unit of state or local
To help save money, the PARTNERS staff will screen
state and federal excess and surplus property programs for your
equipment requests. If your items are not available through these
programs, then the PARTNERS staff will place the order through the
appropriate agency or vendor.
An order confirmation will be
sent by fax to your department's point of contact. This should be kept
for your records for reference and audit purposes.
When your order arrives, make sure everything has been delivered and
check for damage. Complete the Order Receipt Confirmation form and fax
it in within 2 working days of receiving your order.
order is incorrect or damaged, contact the PARTNERS staff for
assistance. It is the responsibility of the PARTNERS staff to resolve
disputes with the vendor. This puts the strength of state and federal
purchasing programs to work for you.
Once the PARTNERS staff
receives the confirmation form, payment will be released to the vendor.
Finally, the order is closed out and maintained on file in the PARTNERS
Items you order are subject to your department's inventory regulations.
The PARTNERS Program does not maintain inventory records on items
purchased for you.