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File #: 2007-0525    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 10/29/2007 In control: General Government and Labor Relations Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/21/2008
Enactment date: Enactment #: 12736
Title: A MOTION accepting the status report for the Law, Safety and Justice Integration program.
Sponsors: Larry Gossett
Indexes: LJSI (Law, Safety, Justice Integration Project)
Attachments: 1. Motion 12736.pdf, 2. 2007-0525 Staff Report for 12-06-07 LJHS.doc, 3. 3007-0525 Transmittal Letter.doc, 4. A. Law, Safety and Justice Integration Program Progress Status and 2008-09 Business Plan September 7, 2007, 5. A. Law, Safety and Justice Integration Program Progress Status and 2008-09 Business Plan September 7, 2007
Staff: Giambattista, Jenny
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A MOTION accepting the status report for the Law, Safety and Justice Integration program.
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WHEREAS, the county is committed to protecting public safety and ensuring a just, fair, efficient, effective and functioning criminal justice system, and
WHEREAS, services required by state law consist largely of those services related to the criminal justice system, which is law enforcement, courts, adult and juvenile detention, prosecution, indigent defense and some services related to public health, and
WHEREAS, the elements of the county criminal justice system are the responsibility of separately elected officials, including the executive, fifty-one superior court judges, twenty-six district court judges, the prosecuting attorney and the sheriff, and
WHEREAS, within those operations, the county functions as a regional service provider to municipal jurisdictions, particularly in the areas of detention, criminal prosecution and the courts, and
WHEREAS, recent events have proven that effective access to criminal information and criminal case management information improves the capabilities of law enforcement and public safety officials, and
WHEREAS, both the federal and state governments have identified that the ability for local governments to share information contributes to the success of broader homeland security efforts, and
WHEREAS, the council previously approved a strategy to realize both the operational benefits and public safety capabilities afforded by criminal justice information sharing, and established a unified program to manage the county's strategy for achieving these objectives, and
WHEREAS, the Law, Safety and Justice Integration program has adopted a benefit realization model consistent with the county's standards for the technology projects, which is associated with the previously approved projects, and
WHEREAS, by the end of 2007, the Law, Safety and Justice Integration program will have implemented its largest and most...

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