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File #: ID 20-0480    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/15/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/21/2020 Final action: 7/21/2020
Title: Resolution Authorizing Acceptance of Governor's Crime Commission Grant in the Amount of $119,466.70 for the Child Response Initiative Program FY 21
Attachments: 1. 20-0480 RES CRI Grant
Title
Resolution Authorizing Acceptance of Governor's Crime Commission Grant in the Amount of $119,466.70 for the Child Response Initiative Program FY 21

Body
Council Priority: Promote Public Safety & Reduce Crime

Department: Police
Council District: All Districts

Public Hearing: N/A
Advertising Date/By: N/A

Contact 1 and Phone: Brian James, 373-2085
Contact 2 and Phone: Stephanie Moore, 373-2352

PURPOSE:
The Greensboro Police Department has been awarded a 1-year grant from the Governor's Crime Commission. The department will serve as the lead/fiscal agent of the $119,466.70 grant which will support the Greensboro Child Response Initiative (CRI) Program. The award for FY 21 is $89,474.08 and requires a 20% match. The department's match will be $29,992.62, making the total grant award $119,466.70. The GPD will provide the match with in-kind contributions and NC Drug Excise Tax funds. To accept this award, City Council approval is requested.

BACKGROUND:
Competitive funds for North Carolina law enforcement and related non-profit agencies are available from the GCC on an annual basis. The GCC designates specific committees to determine the most effective methods of equitably distributing these funds across the State. The mission of the Crime Victims' Services Committee is to advocate for victims by promoting the development of effective programs that improve the response of human service professionals and the criminal justice system to crime victims.

The CRI provides a coordinated community response to children (0-18 years of age) and their families who have experienced any type of trauma or violence, with the goals of (1) reducing the likelihood of child witnesses and victims becoming later violent offenders; and (2) decreasing mental health symptoms and other negative outcomes. The program has been active since 2008. The majority of CRI referrals are received from GPD patrol officers.

GPD will provide the match with in-kind contributions identified ...

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