Grant: $867,768 - Department of Justice - Jul. 15, 2009
50% voted satisfied - 50% voted not satisfied - 2 vote(s) cast
Award Description: The COPS Hiring Recovery Program (CHRP) provides funding directly to law enforcement agencies to hire and/or rehire career law enforcement officers in an effort to create and preserve jobs, and to increase their community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts.
Project Description: Community/Law Enforcement Partnerships: The expectations of the CPO?s is to focus on neighborhood safety concerns and quality of life issues in their assigned areas, as well as develop professional relationships with community residents, neighbors and local business owners. These officers provide a positive community presence by attending and speaking at community meetings and neighborhood events, and they actively work with area community leaders. Problem Solving: Two positions will be used to monitor prisoners re-entering the community and registered sex offenders. Two LPD officers will work in partnership with the MDOC and the MPRI from the onset by meeting prisoners prior to their release from prison. The LPD officers will work in conjunction with the prisoner?s parole officers to assure goals and objectives are being met. Surprise visits to the parole?s residence will be made to guarantee compliance to all rules. Community meetings will be attended to answer questions. The LPD officers will be a component of the parole?s return to society. Along with monitoring newly released prisoners, these two LPD officers will monitor registered sex offenders within the City of Lansing. They will work in conjunction with the current LPD detective who is the city-wide registered sex offender investigator and who monitors the approximate 600 registered sex offenders living in Lansing. They will also become members of the Tri-County Sex Offender Task Force (TRI-SORT) and participate in sting operations to bring registered sex offenders into compliance.
Jobs Summary: New Hire = 2 Rehire = 2. All four positions have been filled. (Total jobs reported: 3)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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