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Law Enforcement TeamOffice of the GovernorCriminal Justice Division Fund Sources & Programs
Law Enforcement Programs Staff Judy Switzer 512/463-7879 Helen Martinez 512/463-6472 Kris Krueger 512/463-1715 Scott Hutchinson 512/463-1942
State Fund Sources • County Essentials Program • CE • § 104.004 Code of Criminal Procedure • Assists Counties Prosecuting Capital Crimes • Funds for Extraordinary Expenses • Juries, Expert Witnesses, Support
State Fund Sources • Drug Court Program • DC • §102.0178 Code of Criminal Procedure • $60 Fee applied to all alcohol/drug convictions • Fee is charged in all courts • Benefits Drug Courts • 98 drug courts, CJD provides funding to 53 in FY2010
State Fund Sources • State Criminal Justice Planning Fund • AKA – 421 or SF • §102.056 Code of Criminal Procedure • Salaries, Overtime, Training, Equipment & Supplies • $10,000 minimum • No Maximum • No Match is Required
Federal Fund Sources • Bulletproof Vest Partnership • BVP • CJD Administers for State Agencies and Public Universities/Colleges • Local Agencies Apply Directly to Feds
Federal Fund Sources • State Criminal Alien Assistance Program • SCAAP • Funding Reimburses TDCJ for Expenses • Texas Awarded $18,074,866 Last Year
Federal Fund Sources • Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program • RSAT • Funds Treatment Programs for Inmates in County Jails • $971,113 in FY2010 • Requires Separate Area and Aftercare program
Federal Fund Sources • Coverdell Forensic Sciences Grant Improvement Program • CD • Personnel and Equipment to Reduce Backlogs • No DNA • Restricted to Accredited Labs • $1.1 Million in FY2010
Federal Fund Sources • Post-Conviction DNA Testing Assistance Program • PC • New Program this Year • CJD is working with Several Innocence Projects • Associated with Texas Law Schools
Federal Fund Sources • Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program • JAG • Grantees must Report UCR • Must Register with CCR • No Match • $23 Million FY2010 Award
New State Programs • Operators and Chauffeurs Fund • One-time appropriation • Border prosecution • Gang prevention
New State Programs • Texas Anti-Gang Grant Program • § 772.007 Government Code • In Development • Look toward End of FY2010
Team Programs • Use Funds to Promote over 20 Types of Activities • Promote Best Practices • Support Statewide Initiatives • Promote Agency Coordination
Unallowable Items • Salaries to Elected Officials • Construction • Firearms & Ammunition • Electronic Control Devices (Tazers) • Entertainment & Alcoholic Beverages • Cash Awards & Bonuses • Lobbying/Fundraising
Special Conditions • Fees and Forfeitures are GPI • Interoperability for Communications Equipment • Overtime Policies • TCLEOSE Credit Required for Training • Training Required for Special Equipment • DUNS and CCR Registration Required