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File #: 22-32    Version: 1 Name: FY2021 Edward Byrne Memorial JAG Local Solicitation
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/28/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - Approval of an Application for $13,852.00 in Grant Funds through the FY 2021 US Department of Justice, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Local Solicitation.
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CC - Approval of an Application for $13,852.00 in Grant Funds through the FY 2021 US Department of Justice, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Local Solicitation.

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Meeting Date: July 12, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Assistant Police Chief Jason Sims/ Police

Phone Number: (310) 253-6391

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (07/07/2021);

Department Approval: Police Chief Manny Cid (06/29/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council approve an application for grant funds in the amount of $13,852.00 through the FY 2021 US Department of Justice, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistant Grant (JAG) Program Local Solicitation.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The Edward Byrne Memorial JAG Program is the primary provider of criminal justice funding to State and local jurisdictions. JAG funds support all components of the criminal justice system. The JAG list established by the Bureau of Justice Statistics indicates the amount for which each unit of government is eligible to apply. The procedure for allocating JAG funds is based on a formula of population and violent crime statistics, in combination with a minimum allocation to ensure that each state and territory receives an appropriate share of funding. Sixty percent (60%) of the allocation is awarded to the State and forty percent (40%) is set aside for direct awards to units of local government. Based on the formula listed above, the City of Culver City is allocated $13,852.00.
The Culver City Police Department (CCPD) has had an in-car and body worn camera program in place since 2017. CCPD currently has approximately 80 body worn cameras in good working order; the num...

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