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File #: 19-1111    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Approval Review
File created: 10/14/2019 In control: Safety, Housing, Education & Homelessness Committee
On agenda: 10/23/2019 Final action:
Title: Approves a grant agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs National Institute of Justice for $500,000 and through 12-31-22 for the FY 2019 program Prosecuting Cold Cases using DNA and Other Forensic Technologies, to increase the number of violent crime cold case prosecutions and decrease the number of unresolved violent crime cold cases awaiting prosecution (POLIC-201952269).
Indexes: Emily Lapel
Attachments: 1. RR19 1111 DPD USDOJ Grant
Contract Request Template (Contracts; IGAs; Leases)

Date Submitted: 10-14-19

Requesting Agency: Police
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name: Jeannie Springer
Email: Jeannie.springer@denvergov.org

Item Title & Description:
(Do not delete the following instructions)
These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
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Approves a grant agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs National Institute of Justice for $500,000 and through 12-31-22 for the FY 2019 program Prosecuting Cold Cases using DNA and Other Forensic Technologies, to increase the number of violent crime cold case prosecutions and decrease the number of unresolved violent crime cold cases awaiting prosecution (POLIC-201952269).
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Contract Control Number: POLIC-201952269

Vendor/Contractor Name (including any "DBA"): U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs National Institute of Justice

Type and Scope of services to be performed:
The grant funds will be used to provide a collaborative approach between the Denver Police Department and Denver District Attorney's Office to increase the number of violent crime cold case prosecutions and decrease the number of unresolved violent crime cold cases awaiting prosecution.

The grant award has three goals:
1) Denver District Attorney's Office dedicated Cold Case Unit will prosecute violent crime cold cases.
2) Denver Police Department Cold C...

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