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File #: 39010    Version: 1 Name: 2015 MPD Law Enforcement Training Grants
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2015 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 7/21/2015 Final action: 7/21/2015
Enactment date: 7/22/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00605
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and Chief of Police to accept Wisconsin Department of Justice Law Enforcement Specialized Training grants in 2015 for trainings conducted by the Madison Police Department (MPD) and amending MPD grant budgets accordingly
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore

Fiscal Note

There is no cost to the City.  Grant funds received cover all additional expenses.  Grant budgets will be amended to reflect the offsetting expenses and funding.  MPD received $3,770 in Wisconsin Department of Justice Law Enforcement Specialized Training grants in 2014 and has received $21,850 in 2015 year to date. 

 

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Authorizing the Mayor and Chief of Police to accept Wisconsin Department of Justice Law Enforcement Specialized Training grants in 2015 for trainings conducted by the Madison Police Department (MPD) and amending MPD grant budgets accordingly

 

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WHEREAS, the Wisconsin Department of Justice Training and Standards Bureau annually makes funding available for law enforcement training across the state that serves the goals of the state Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB); and

 

WHEREAS, the Madison Police Department established its training center not only for its pre-service academy and in-service trainings, but also regular specialized law enforcement trainings for other local and regional agencies as well; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department regularly pursues grant funding to make such trainings available; and

 

WHEREAS, the Wisconsin Department of Justice regularly awards grant to the Department, often close to the dates courses begin.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Chief of Police are authorized to accept law enforcement specialized training grants from the Wisconsin Department of Justice Training & Standards Bureau in 2015.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any grant funds received are appropriated to the Madison Police Department to be used for the purposes of the grant

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the Finance Department and the Police Department are authorized to establish and/or maintain segregated accounts as required for the administration of the grant funds and to amend the budgets accordingly.