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File #: 18-4827    Version: 1 Name: NEW ITEM: Budget Amendment - Sheriff's Office - U.S. Department of Justice - 2017 Justice Assistance Grant (Revenue Increase)
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 7/5/2018 In control: Sheriffs Office
On agenda: 8/8/2018 Final action:
Title: : NEW ITEM: Budget Amendment - Sheriff's Office - U.S. Department of Justice - 2017 Justice Assistance Grant
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Title:

NEW ITEM: Budget Amendment - Sheriff's Office - U.S. Department of Justice - 2017 Justice Assistance Grant

 

Summary

ACTION:                      

Recognize, receive and appropriate $126,933 from the U.S. Department of Justice, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)                                          

 

Staff Contact:                      Rachel Vanhoy, Sheriff's Office

 

 

Presentation:                     No                                          

 

 

BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:

The Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office has been receiving the U. S. Department of Justice Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance (JAG) grant since 2012. This federal grant will fund several public safety initiatives and crime prevention programs.  Estimates for the following programs are listed below:

 

                     $7,000 to add space saving shelving in the Property and Evidence Room to provide additional storage

                     $8,250 to purchase NARCAN Nasal Spray to be used in Field Operations

                     $25,000 to provide additional hours of behavioral health training for officers focused on addressing the behavioral health/mental health needs of individuals under their care

                     $38,183 for Inmate Programs to purchase five smart boards and ceiling projectors to be used in the Jail Central classrooms for inmate educational and vocational classes

                     $37,000 for Radar Equipment to be installed in marked vehicles and 4 hand held speed devices

                     $11,500 to transition the Office of Professional Compliance (OPC) from recorded interviews to full audio and video recording of all investigative interviews - This is considered an industry best practice and gives a much more vivid account of the interviews.

 

 

PROCUREMENT BACKGROUND:                     

N/A

 

 

POLICY IMPACT:

N/A

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:                     

Increase in Federal revenue and associated expenses of $126,933 in the current fiscal year