Resolution No. 272

Authorizing An Application For DOJ Body-Warn Camera Grant - Ulster County Sheriff’s Office

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Pending

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Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairman Uchitelle and Legislators Hansut, Heppner, Hewitt, and Lopez), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Fabiano, Ronk, and Walter)

 

Chairman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, Abe Uchitelle, and Deputy Chair Gina Hansut offer the following:

 

WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted at the request of the Ulster County Sheriff; and

 

WHEREAS, this resolution is requesting authorization to apply for the Department of Justice BJA FY 2022 Body-worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program Grant; and

 

WHEREAS, Capital Project No. 616 was established pursuant to Resolution No. 53 dated February 15, 2022, in the amount of $588,535.00 to purchase Axon Body Cameras; and

 

            WHEREAS, the approval to apply for this grant will provide the Sheriff’s Office an opportunity to expand the comprehensive body-worn camera programs with a specific and demonstrated plan to implement this technology to maximize the benefits of BWCs, while furthering the DOJ’s mission by promoting the safe and fair administration of justice; and

 

WHEREAS, this program requires a 50% match of expended funds; and

 

            WHEREAS, it is necessary to apply for this grant by May 25, 2022, or risk losing this opportunity; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature hereby approves the application for the Department of Justice BJA FY 2022 Body-worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program Grant, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified and approved by the County Attorney,     

 

and moves its adoption.

 

 

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 

AYES:                      NOES:                 

 

 

 

 

Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on ________________.

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ________________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$460,000.00 – 2022 GRANT REVENUE DOLLARS (PENDING GRANT APPROVAL)

 

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Updated: April 29, 2022