4. C. 4.
Commissioners Court - Regular
DA GPS Monitors grant award
Natalie Eckstrom, Grants Department
Discuss and consider acceptance of a grant award from the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division for the Violence Against Women Formula grant.
The Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD) is Texas’ administering agency for the Office on Violence Women (OVW) Recovery Act STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program (VAWA-Recovery Act). CJD significantly contributes to the safety of women in Texas through the deliberate deployment of strategy, direction and funding. These Recovery Act funds present a unique opportunity to strengthen the foundation of victim services and the criminal justice system in Texas by equipping agencies and communities with the resources required to restore victims and ensure justice.
The District Attorney’s Office was invited to apply for the Violence Against Women Formula grant. The grant would be for GPS monitors to be assigned to indigent defendants whom judges put on pretrial conditions of bond while they are awaiting trial.
On September 2, 2015, the Commissioners Court adopted a resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application for this grant opportunity. The grant award totals $50,000 with no required cash match.
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DA GPS Monitors grant award.
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