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File #: 53404    Version: 1 Name: 2018 STOP School Violence Prevention & Mental Health Training Program Grant - MPD & MMSD $250,000
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/4/2018 In control: Police Department
On agenda: 10/30/2018 Final action: 10/30/2018
Enactment date: 11/5/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00773
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and Chief of Police to accept the FY2018 USDOJ STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program award for $250,000 and to utilize these funds to prevent school violence, through the training of school personnel and the education of students; and amend budgets accordingly
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Fiscal Note
The proposed amendment authorizes the acceptance of a USDOJ STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program award for $250,000. This new grant is a pass-through grant to the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD). MPD will partner with them to develop critical response teams in the high schools. MMSD will hire a coordinator to develop, with MPD input, a Restorative Critical Response-model approach to reduce school violence and better deal with situations that have mental health aspects to them. The City will use the grant funds to reimburse MMSD for the coordinator’s salary and benefits, and training for the teams.
The MPD Captain of Community Outreach will be the liaison to the team development and Educational Resource Officers will be on the teams within the schools. This work will be considered part of their normal responsibilities. There is no additional City expense created by this grant project.
Title
Authorizing the Mayor and Chief of Police to accept the FY2018 USDOJ STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program award for $250,000 and to utilize these funds to prevent school violence, through the training of school personnel and the education of students; and amend budgets accordingly

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WHEREAS, the U.S. Congress created the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act of 2018 to help local governments develop school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams with school law enforcement personnel; and,

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Justice through the Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded the Madison Police Department a three-year FY2018 STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program grant award for $250,000; and,

WHEREAS, the Department will partner with the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) to implement a school-based Restorative Critical Response (RCR) within the six MMSD high schools, working t...

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