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File #: O-247-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 5/10/2022 In control: Police Operations Department
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement and accept and deposit $220,000 from the Office of Criminal Justice Services for an Ohio Violent Crime Reduction Grant (2022-VCR-AO2-375); authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of funds from the Operation Grants fund; authorizing the Mayor to accept bids and award contracts; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Brochure
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OCJS Violent Crime Reduction Grant $220,000
Toledo Police Department
Lt. James Brown (x3203)
Revised

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Authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement and accept and deposit $220,000 from the Office of Criminal Justice Services for an Ohio Violent Crime Reduction Grant (2022-VCR-AO2-375); authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of funds from the Operation Grants fund; authorizing the Mayor to accept bids and award contracts; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The Toledo Police Department has requested and received $220,000 in Ohio Violent Crime Reduction Grant funds from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. There is no local match required for this grant. The grant funds will be used to purchase an Integrated Ballistics Identification System (IBIS) device. IBIS technology identifies possible matches between pairs of spent bullets and cartridge cases, in order to give detectives more timely information about crimes, guns, and suspects. The balance of the grant funds will be used for computers and overtime.

Summary
NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That the Mayor is authorized to enter into a grant agreement and accept and deposit the amount of $220,000 from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services from the Ohio Violent Crime Reduction Grant Program into the Operation Grants Fund Account Code 2016-52000-3G00083STDSTD.

SECTION 2. That the appropriation of $220,000 is authorized from the unappropriated grant proceeds of the Operation Grants Fund to Account Code 2016-52000-3G00083STDSTD; and further authorizing the expenditure of same for equipment, computers and overtime.

SECTION 3. That the Mayor is authorized to accept bids and award contracts for the purposes specified in Section 2, upon terms and conditions acceptable to the Director of Police and the Director of Law.

SECTION 4. That the Finance Director is aut...

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