Grant: $782,866 - Department of Justice - Sep. 8, 2009
50% voted satisfied - 50% voted not satisfied - 2 vote(s) cast
Award Description: Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant - Civilian Positions: Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office Crime Analysis, Reduction, and Enforcement Program (CARE). This JAG Grant will fund 2 Crime Analysts assigned to our Organized Crime and Narcotics Units, and 1 Crime Analyst to perform crime mapping and identify pattern crimes and crime trends.
Project Description: Three Crime Analysts will successfully affect the following goals and objectives: 1. Analyze crime patterns, organized criminal organizations and disruptive groups in a manner that will assist sworn staff investigating criminal activity 2. Provide timely analysis of crime patterns that will assist in identifying organized criminal groups and provide better direction for the deployment of sworn staff. 3. Reduce crime through thorough analysis and increased availability of sworn staff to investigate pattern crimes. 4. Coordination with local, state and federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies to achieve successful use of resources during investigations. While all three Crime Analysts will be cross-trained to work collaboratively and provide back-up in the event of unplanned leave or vacancy, the Crime Analysts requested in this application will be utilized as follows: Analyst 1: Conduct research and analysis on human trafficking; illicit drug manufacturing, cultivation and trafficking; and traditional organized crime groups Analyst 2: Conduct research, analysis and coordinate intelligence on street and prison gangs Analyst 3: Conduct research and analysis on countywide pattern general and person crimes. The result will be 1) the disruption or termination of chronic crime activity, reduction of fear, and building of the community confidence in police 2) decrease in overall adult and juvenile crime rates 3) improve the overall quality of life, and the quality and quantity of social services provided to citizens of target areas, and 4) provide crime data to other police agencies.
Jobs Summary: We are in the process of having the three grant Crime Analyst positions approved by our Board of Supervisors. We expect to start inteerviewing candidates for these positions in November. (Total jobs reported: 3)
Project Status: Not Started
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