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File #: 191636    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/11/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/3/2020
Effective date:    
Title: : Resolution authorizing acceptance and funding of a 2019/20 Milwaukee Area Violent Crime Task Force agreement.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, POLICE DEPARTMENT, VIOLENCE
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
3/13/20200 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/21/20200 PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Dan Rotar - Business and Finance Manager MPD Lt Wesam Vaghnam - MPD
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/11/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available

Number:

191636                                          

 

Version:

ORIGINAL

 

Reference:

 

Sponsored By:

THE CHAIR

 

Title:

Resolution authorizing acceptance and funding of a 2019/20 Milwaukee Area Violent Crime Task Force agreement.

 

Analysis:

This resolution authorizes the Milwaukee Police Department to enter into an agreement for the funding of the Milwaukee Area Violent Crime Task Force grant with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the amount of $111,894.00.  The purpose of this agreement is to fund overtime expenses for the officers assigned to the Milwaukee Area Violent Crime Task Force whose purpose is to identify and target for prosecution criminal enterprise groups and/or individuals responsible for crimes of violence and to focus on the apprehension of dangerous fugitives where there may be a federal investigative interest.  This task force also enhances the effectiveness of other law enforcement resources through an initiative seeking the most effective investigative / prosecutable avenues to convict and incarcerate dangerous offenders.

 

Body:

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee appears to be eligible to enter into an agreement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the Milwaukee Area Violent Crime Task Force; and

 

Whereas, The Police Department may enter into agreements exceeding $50,000 that have been approved by the Chief of Police as indicated in Section 312-26, Milwaukee Code of Ordinances; and

 

Whereas, The period of this agreement from 10/1/19 to 9/30/20 would fund $111,894 towards the overtime costs police officers; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the Milwaukee Police Department shall accept these funds without further approval.

                                          

Drafter:

Milwaukee Police Department

Daniel Rotar

1/30/2020