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File #: 20-1041    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/3/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/25/2020 Final action: 8/25/2020
Title: District Attorney (DA) and Sheriff's Office notifying the Board and making available for review and public comment the County’s submission of the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Fiscal Year 2020 application for funding of $15,796 to be expended between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. The DA's Office is requesting training, and boots to be worn by Investigators working in the field. The Sheriff's Office is requesting training and software enhancements to the Records Management System. FUNDING: Justice Assistance Grant Program.
Attachments: 1. A - Application 08-25-20
Related files: 20-1044
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District Attorney (DA) and Sheriff's Office notifying the Board and making available for review and public comment the County’s submission of the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Fiscal Year 2020 application for funding of $15,796 to be expended between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. The DA's Office is requesting training, and boots to be worn by Investigators working in the field. The Sheriff's Office is requesting training and software enhancements to the Records Management System.

FUNDING: Justice Assistance Grant Program.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The JAG Program provides states, tribes, and local governments with critical funding necessary to support a range of program areas including law enforcement, prosecution, indigent defense, courts, crime prevention and education, corrections and community corrections, drug treatment and enforcement, planning, evaluation, technology improvement, and crime victim and witness initiatives and mental health programs and related law enforcement and corrections programs, including behavioral programs and crisis intervention teams.
The Sheriff’s Office is requesting $7,898 to update software to assist in becoming National Incident-Based Reporting System compliant and to fund sending seven Detectives to the California Narcotic Officers Association Annual Training Institute.

The DA’s Office is requesting $7,898 to purchase boots to be worn by Investigators responding to crime scenes and to fund send two Investigators to SLOFIST Arson training where Investigators will learn valuable information related to arson and other fire related crimes.
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Assistance, does require that the County notify the Board and make available a copy of the application to allow any public comment in regards to the application.
ALTERNATIVES
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PRIOR BOARD ACTION
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OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
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