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File #: 2021-2732    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 6/14/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Commission District(s): all Acceptance of Additional $38,804 for Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Grant to District Attorney's Office; no match required

Public Hearing: YES ? NO ? Department: District Attorney

SUBJECT:
Title
Commission District(s): all
Acceptance of Additional $38,804 for Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Grant to District Attorney's Office; no match required

Body
Information Contact: Sherry Boston or Roz Harris
Phone Number: 404-371-4773

PURPOSE:
To consider accepting an additional $38,804 for the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Grant from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to the District Attorney for the grant period of October 01, 2017 - June 30, 2021; and

To extend the grant's expiration date from June 30, 2021 to August 6,2021; and

To authorize the CEO to execute all necessary documents.

NEED/IMPACT:
CJCC was awarded $3,000,000 under BJA's 2017 Sexual Assault Initiative Grant to develop a cold case Sexual Assault Task Force to respond to cases resulting from the testing of sexual assault kits identified under this project. DeKalb, along with Cobb County and the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council representing the State of Georgia, were identified as key partners in this initiative involving prosecuting aged rape cases resulting from a massive kit testing initiative.

The District Attorney was previously awarded $765,957 under this initiative. CJCC is awarding an additional $38,804 to DeKalb's portion of the award, revised total award of $804,761, for the specific purpose of the 5-week extension, until the continuation grant award may be accepted.


FISCAL IMPACT:
No additional or matching funds are required, so none are being requested at this time.

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommended Action
Accept an additional $38,804 for the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Grant from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to the District Attorney's Office for the grant period of October 01, 2017 - March 31, 2021; and Extend the grant's expiration date from June 30, 2021 to August 6, 2021; and Authorize the CEO ...

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