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File #: 18-1779    Version: 1 Name: Partner with Rutgers/SMART Policing
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 11/13/2018 In control: Public Safety
On agenda: 4/3/2019 Final action: 4/3/2019
Title: Dept/ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Police Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Sub-recipient Purpose: To partner with Rutgers University in order to develop an evidence-based strategy that leverages crime analysis and technology, with the goal of improving public safety in a high crime area. Entity Name: Rutgers University Entity Address: 249 University Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $140,000.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office for Victims of Crime Contract Period: Commencing from the date of adopted through September 30, 2020 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R9-a adopted on February 7, 2018.
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Related files: 19-0588
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Dept/ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Police
Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Contract with Sub-recipient
Purpose: To partner with Rutgers University in order to develop an evidence-based strategy that leverages crime analysis and technology, with the goal of improving public safety in a high crime area.
Entity Name: Rutgers University
Entity Address: 249 University Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07102
Grant Amount: Not to exceed $140,000.00
Funding Source: United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office for Victims of Crime
Contract Period: Commencing from the date of adopted through September 30, 2020
Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS
( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ
( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a
Additional Information:
Funds accepted by Resolution 7R9-a adopted on February 7, 2018.

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WHEREAS, on January 26, 2017, the City of Newark's Department of Public Safety, Police Division ("NPD"), submitted a grant application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance ("DOJ"), for the "FY 17 SMART Policing Initiative"; and

WHEREAS, as part of the proposal, the NPD indicated in the grant application that it would be partnering with Rutgers University ("Rutgers"), whereby Rutgers would be providing planning, research, and evaluation services to NPD should the grant be awarded to the NPD; and

WHEREAS, on October 19, 2017, the DOJ awarded the NPD a $700,000.00 three-year grant under the "FY 17 SMART Policing Initiative; and

WHEREAS, on February 7, 2018, the Newark Municipal Council, by way of Resolution 7R9-a, ratified and authorized the Mayor and/or his designee to [i] submit the grant application, [ii] accept the grant funds and [iii] execute and enter into the Grant Award and Special Conditi...

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