Grant: $2,565,061 - Department of Justice - Jun. 9, 2009
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Award Description: This is a grant formula award program. The Edward Byrne meorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program-Local is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to local jurisdictions. This formula grant program is authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5) (the 'Recovery Act ) and by 42 U.S.C. 3751(a). Santa Clara County, serving as the fiscal agent for this award, will share the Fiscal Year 2009 Recovery Act JAG award with 12 disparate jurisdictions within the county. In a disparate situation, the units of local government must apply for an award with a single, joint application. Each jurisdiction’s allocation will be used for activities and projects that will provide meaningful and measurable outcomes consistent with the goals of the Recovery Act.
Project Description: Subawards were made for activities across 4 grant program purpose areas: (1) law enforcement, (2) Prosecution and Court, (3) Drug Treatment and Enforcement, and (4) Planning, Evaluation and Technology Improvement. Specifically, funds will be used to purchase technology and equipment; identify and apprehend graffiti vandals; retain one Community Service Officer; fund officer overtime; increase traffic enforcement; fund one analyst in the Cold Case Crime Unit; expand psychiatric services, transitional housing services and outpatient treatment for participants in the Adult Drug and Mental Health Court; complete a Delinquency Model Court Project; complete a study of recidivism for in-custody program participants for the Department of Corrections; and expand the current Expungement Program to all residents of Santa Clara County with misdemeanor convictions.
Jobs Summary: Prime Recipient (0.37 FTE Administrative)- Implemented grant financial regulations and provisions. Customized various reporting forms with instructions for sub-recipients to use. Disbursed award amounts to sub-recipients. Submitted FSRs for periods ending 3/31/09 and 6/30/09. City of Gilroy (0.51 FTE Law Enforcement)- Gilroy PD began the award expenditures on 9/1/09. We were able to re-institute the School Resource Officer (SRO) program. The SRO has been in invaluable tool when dealing with school safety and juvenile diversion. The Community Service Officer (CSO) postion which we were able to retain allowed us to continue teaching DARE to all 5th grade students within the school district. The CSO teaches DARE classes daily. City of Sunnyvale (0.81 FTE--Law Enforcement): This grant opportunity maintained one Traffic Unit Officer assigned to the City of Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety for direct traffic enforcement. Based upon statistical data, accident investigation and community response to traffic complaints, the Traffic Officer handled 447 traffic events, responded to 27 community complaints, completed one major accident investigation, and assisted patrol operations 15 times related to critical traffic management of scenes. Public Defender Office (0.38 FTE Courts/Defense, 0.79 FTE Administrative): The Office Specialist manages the intake of clients, review applications for completeness, conduct a financial screening and obtain records. The half-time Attorney writes and litigates expungement motions and works with the Probation Department to process records clearances. City of Palo Alto (0.06 FTE) --Consultant conducted a 3-day workshop Racially Biased Policing – A Program to Facilitate Fair and Impartial Policing directed 30 law enforcement executive and command staff and community leaders on promoting fair and impartial policing in the areas of policy, training, supervision/accountability, leadership, recruitment/hiring, outreach and measurement. (Total jobs reported: 3)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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|County of Santa Clara||$49,370||SAN JOSE||CA|
|County of Santa Clara||$113,633||SAN JOSE||CA|
|County of Santa Clara||$247,560||SAN JOSE||CA|
|County of Santa Clara||$161,755||SAN JOSE||CA|
|City of Sunnyvale||$74,979||SUNNYVALE||CA|
|City of Palo Alto||$28,545||PALO ALTO||CA|
|City of Milpitas||$73,137||MILPITAS||CA|
|City of San Jose||$1,353,687||SAN JOSE||CA|
|City of Mountain View||$110,495||MOUNTAIN VIEW||CA|
|City of Morgan Hill||$26,835||MORGAN HILL||CA|
|City of Gilroy||$90,369||GILROY||CA|
|City of Campbell||$32,753||CAMPBELL||CA|
|City of Santa Clara||$79,057||SANTA CLARA||CA|
|Los Gatos, Town of (inc)||$14,075||LOS GATOS||CA|
|City of Milpitas||$3,436||MILPITAS||CA|
|City of Milpitas||$1,377||MILPITAS||CA|
|City of Milpitas||$1,096||MILPITAS||CA|
|City of Milpitas||$18,746||MILPITAS||CA|