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File #: 20-0152    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/22/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/11/2020 Final action: 2/11/2020
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board: 1) Approve the use of Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Funds to support applicable Law Enforcement related costs in the total amount of $41,800; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer increasing revenue and appropriations within the District Attorney's FY 2019-20 budget by $41,800 (4/5 vote required); and 3) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 020-2020 finding that supporting the 2020 "Drug Store Project" provides a valuable public benefit by educating youth about the consequences of substance abuse and authorizing a contribution in the amount of $2,000 to Tahoe Youth & Family Services to support the project. FUNDING: Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Transfer, 2. B - Drug Store 2020 Program_20-0152, 3. C - Resolution - 19.20 Drug Store Project Contribution (not-executed)_20-0152., 4. D - Resolution Blue Route_Approved_20-0152, 5. Executed Resolution 020-2020, 6. Executed Budget Transfer
Related files: 18-1619, 19-1462
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District Attorney recommending the Board:
1) Approve the use of Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Funds to support applicable Law Enforcement related costs in the total amount of $41,800;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer increasing revenue and appropriations within the District Attorney's FY 2019-20 budget by $41,800 (4/5 vote required); and
3) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 020-2020 finding that supporting the 2020 "Drug Store Project" provides a valuable public benefit by educating youth about the consequences of substance abuse and authorizing a contribution in the amount of $2,000 to Tahoe Youth & Family Services to support the project.
FUNDING: Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Funds.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

Asset Forfeiture/ Equitable Sharing
The District Attorney, through an agreement with the Federal Department of Justice (DOJ), receives monies for assets seized by partner agencies. The funds are deposited into a trust fund in the County Treasury until such time the District Attorney requests use of the funds per the guidelines established in Equitable Sharing agreement with the DOJ. The District Attorney currently has specialized costs that can be covered with Equitable Sharing funds (EQSHR) and is requesting to use the funds for the following expenses:

$23,500 - Specialized law enforcement training provided by Tailored Training Programs, LLC at the fixed rate of $23,300 plus $200 in printing services for training course material. The training is a science-based interviewing and interrogation course instructed with similar curricula used in courses delivered for NYPD and LAPD agencies. The course objective is to enhance law enforcement professionals’ interviewing techniques and strategies.

$2,000 - Tahoe Youth and Family Services is sponsoring "The Drug Store Project", a day-long prevention activity on March 31, 2020, that will provide 325 students in the Tahoe basin with a reality...

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