The state’s Law Enforcement Standards Board is going to ask the Legislature for more money and time again.

At a public meeting Tuesday, the board voted to approve a resolution to ask for about $483,000 in funding and four years to create uniform standards for law enforcement departments in the state.

The board, which is administered by the state Office of the Attorney General, was established on July 1, 2018. But it blew its July 1, 2019 deadline to accomplish that mission.

Hawaii Attorney General Clare Connors, who is one of the 15 members of the board, previously said there were not sufficient resources to accomplish the goals that were established

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