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File #: 17-312    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 10/11/2017 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 10/17/2017 Final action: 10/17/2017
Title: Adoption of a Grant Project Ordinance for Police Body Worn Cameras PURPOSE: The Board is asked to consider approving receipt of a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice in the amount of $46,371 for implementation of Body Worn Cameras.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - DOJ Grant Award - Body Worn Cameras Project Ordinance.pdf

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Adoption of a Grant Project Ordinance for Police Body Worn Cameras     

       

PURPOSE:   The Board is asked to consider approving receipt of a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice in the amount of $46,371 for implementation of Body Worn Cameras.          

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DEPARTMENT: Police            

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Chief Walter Horton, 919-918-7397      

 

INFORMATION: In February 2017, the Carrboro Police Department submitted a grant application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs for funding towards Body Worn Camera Policy and Implementation.  On September 29, 2017, the police department received notification of approval of the grant in the amount of $46,731.

             

 

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT:  The funding received will be used supplement existing funding toward the cost to acquire 32 body worn Cameras and additional storage.

 

Federal Grant Funds DOJ Award

    46,731.00

Town Funds

    35,767.00

Total Revenues

    82,498.00

 

SAN Storage

    16,898.00

32 Body Worn Cameras

    65,600.00

Total Expenditures

    82,498.00

 

           

 

RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Board accept the attached project ordinance.