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File #: 20-1104    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/14/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/22/2020 Final action: 9/22/2020
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve and authorize the acceptance of a grant award in the amount of $272,667 from the California's Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the Sexual Assault Law Enforcement Specialized Units Program for the period of October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Certification of Assurance of Compliance Services*Training*Officers*Prosecutors Formula Grant Program as authorized by the Violence Against Women Act; 3) Authorize the District Attorney to execute the Grant Award Agreement and required documents, including any extensions or amendments thereof which would not increase net county cost; and 4) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment I to Agreement 4458 with The Center for Violence-Free Relationships in the not to exceed amount of $114,982 extending the service period covering October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021, to provide one full-time Sexual Assa...
Attachments: 1. A - 20.21 ST RFA 20.1104, 2. B - 20.21 ST APPLICATION 20.1104, 3. C - 20.21 El Dorado Letter of Intent ST20 20.1104, 4. D - 20.21 Blue Route Form ST Grant Award (Executed) 20.1104, 5. E - 20.21 Center Contract 4458 Amd I Blue Route Executed 20.1104, 6. F - 20.21 Center Contract 4458 Amd I (Not Executed) 20.1104, 7. Executed Certification of Assurance of Compliance - VAWA, 8. Executed Agreement 4458
Related files: 19-1454, 21-1491
Title
District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve and authorize the acceptance of a grant award in the amount of $272,667 from the California's Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the Sexual Assault Law Enforcement Specialized Units Program for the period of October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Certification of Assurance of Compliance Services*Training*Officers*Prosecutors Formula Grant Program as authorized by the Violence Against Women Act;
3) Authorize the District Attorney to execute the Grant Award Agreement and required documents, including any extensions or amendments thereof which would not increase net county cost; and
4) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment I to Agreement 4458 with The Center for Violence-Free Relationships in the not to exceed amount of $114,982 extending the service period covering October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021, to provide one full-time Sexual Assault Counselor to the grant program.

FUNDING: California Governor's Office of Emergency Services: Services*Training*Officers*Prosecutors (STOP) Formula Grant Program as authorized by the Violence Against Women Act.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On August 13, 2020, the District Attorney's Office submitted a response to a request for application to continue into the third year of a grant opportunity for the Sexual Assault Law Enforcement Specialized Units (ST) Program, administered by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES). The purpose of the Sexual Assault Law Enforcement Specialized Units Program is to support and enhance specialized units to provide a coordinated response to adolescent (age 11 and older) and adult victims of sexual assault, through compassionate investigative interviewing, immediate victim advocacy, training for patrol officers/first responders, and the development/updating of effective protocols and practices. On August 26, 2020, the...

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