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Review Narrative

The South Tucson City Council heard a presentation from the City Manager regarding this JAG application at its regular meeting June 8, 2015.   Mayor and Council were previously briefed on police spending priorities as part of regular budget planning.

An announcement regarding this grant application was posted on the City of South Tucson website (www.southtucson.org) on June 22, 2015 and will remain there until August 15, 2015. 

 

The announcement is as follows:

            The City of South Tucson is applying for a U.S. Justice Department grant to replace the police evidence server, which maintains detailed records on evidence gathered during police criminal investigations. The police department is operating on a backup system until the main server can be replaced. Public comments on this grant may be addressed to Police Chief Michael Ford at the South Tucson Police Department at 520-622-0655 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 



 

Review Narrative

The South Tucson City Council heard a presentation from the City Manager regarding this JAG application at its regular meeting May 14, 2012.  Mayor and Council were previously briefed on police spending priorities as part of regular budget planning.
An announcement regarding this grant application was posted on the City of South Tucson website (www.southtucson.org) on May 14, 2012 and will remain there until June 15, 2012.  The announcement is as follows:
       The City of South Tucson is applying for a U.S. Justice Department grant to provide continuing training to police officers and civilian personnel, to purchase supplies and to continue installation of police communications systems.  Public comments on this grant may be addressed to Deputy Chief Richard Vidaurri at the South Tucson Police Department at 520-622-0655 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Abstract
Applicant:  City of South Tucson
Project Title:  South Tucson Police Equipment and Training
Goals:  To promote officer safety by providing continuing training for sworn officers and civilian employees to maintain skills and thereby, to replace supplies and update interagency communications systems without reliance on general fund resources.
Strategies:  The South Tucson Police Department will take advantage of available training opportunities for officers and civilian employees.  STPD will make use of funds to purchase target ammo for police skills maintenance.  STPD will use funds to replace basic evidence and property supplies and to continue hardware upgrades to communications systems in patrol vehicles.
Project Identifiers:  Conferences and training, Computer software/hardware, Law-related education, Data sharing/linkage

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