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File #: 22-36    Version: 1 Name: FY2021 DOJ COPS Community Policing De-escalation Training
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/29/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - Approval of an Application for $200,000.00 in Grant Funds through the US Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, FY 2021 Community Policing Development Program.
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CC - Approval of an Application for $200,000.00 in Grant Funds through the US Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, FY 2021 Community Policing Development Program.

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Meeting Date: July 12, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Lieutenant Brandon VanScoy/ Police

Phone Number: (310) 253-6109

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

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

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No []

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

Department Approval: Police Chief Manny Cid (06/30/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council approve an application of grant funds in the amount of $200,000.00 through the US Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, FY 2021 Community Policing Development Program.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The US Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Office, is providing grants to local law enforcement agencies to support their ability to build and maintain their officers' de-escalation proficiency. Funding may be used to support attendance at nationally certified de-escalation train-the-trainer programs and build agencies' internal capacity to provide de-escalation training to their officers. Grant funding may also be used to support internal training costs, including overtime and investments in Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality (VR/AR) technology. Funding may also support the development of resources (roll-call videos, toolkits, etc.) to support agencies' de-escalation training efforts and to promote continual learning and maintenance of skills. There is a $200,000.00 cap per award for local law enforcement
De-Escalation Training grants.

The Culver City Police Department (CCPD) is requesting grant funds in the amount of $200,0...

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