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File #: 36305    Version: 1 Name: US Marshals Service Fugitive Apprehension Squad Ongoing Participation/Reimbursement; and Acceptance of FY2015 $10,750 Funding
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/21/2014 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 1/20/2015 Final action: 1/20/2015
Enactment date: 1/23/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00038
Title: Authorizing the Police Department to receive reimbursement in 2015 for overtime expenses to participate in the U.S. Marshals Service Joint Law Enforcement Fugitive Apprehension Squad
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore
Fiscal Note
Revenue and expenditures related to this activity will be accounted for in a segregated fund (SG50). No City funding is required.

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Authorizing the Police Department to receive reimbursement in 2015 for overtime expenses to participate in the U.S. Marshals Service Joint Law Enforcement Fugitive Apprehension Squad
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WHEREAS, the U.S. Marshals Service has formed a multi-jurisdictional task force that includes the City of Madison, and is aimed at targeting violent offenders and gang members in our community, our county and our State. This is accomplished through suppression efforts of locating and apprehending said criminals; and,

WHEREAS, this is a long-term problem that must be dealt with, thus the Madison Police Department has pledged to proactively respond to emerging illegal gang activity and the apprehension of violent criminals; and

WHEREAS, in the past, members of the Madison Police Department have participated in weekly apprehension operations with the Fugitive Apprehension Squad and plan to continue this participation in future years; and,

WHEREAS, the U.S. Marshals Service annually obligates funds to the Madison Police Department, based on the federal fiscal year of October through September, to be used for those officers officially deputized with the apprehension of violent offenders and gang members in our own community outside their normal work hours; and,

WHEREAS, this opportunity for overtime funds is offered annually by the U.S. Marshals Service allowing opportunities to continue our suppression efforts to combat gang related crime and the apprehension of violent criminals.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Common Council authorizes the expenditure of overtime funds (up to $15,000 in 2015), in accordance with the annual Joint Law Enforcement Operations Task Force Obligation Documents which cover October 2014 through September 2015 and October 2015 through December 2015, to allow the Madison Police Dep...

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