Grant: $1,285,040 - Department of Justice - Aug. 11, 2009
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Award Description: The grant funds a two-year project through which The Pima County Attorney's Office will: organize and work in tandem with law enforcement to collect, analyze and share information about drug-related crime trends stemming from the County's shared border with Mexico; target the most prolific and dangerous organizations and individuals for investigations; and provide ongoing training, support and legal advice to maximize our ability to successfully prosecute the most complicated, challenging and time consuming cases. In so-doing, we will achieve the following goals and objectives: Goal 1: Preserve and create jobs and promote economic stability Objective: Establish and equip a new Border Crime Prosecution Unit which: (a) retains one attorney, one legal secretary and one paralegal; (b) hires three new attorneys, one new legal secretary, one paralegal and two part-time law clerks; (c) provides overtime to legal support staff. Goal 2: Using Intelligence-led Policing methodology, reduce drug related crime stemming from the Mexican border. Objective #1: Target and prosecute 2-3 of the most prolific and dangerous drug trafficking organizations involving 30-40 offenders in Year 1 of this Project, and 3-4 of the most prolific and dangerous drug trafficking organizations each involving 30-40 offenders in Year 2. Objective #2: Target and prosecute 80 prolific and dangerous individual drug-related offenders in Year 1 of this Project and 120 in Year 2.
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Jobs Summary: N/A (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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