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File #: 19-5556    Version: 1 Name: Innovative Prosecution Program
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 9/10/2019 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/26/2019 Final action: 9/26/2019
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Cook County State's Attorney Grantee: Cook County State's Attorney Grantor: Bureau of Justice Assistance Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: Through the Innovative Prosecution Solutions funding, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office (CCSAO) will develop and implement an innovative approach to reduce the violence perpetrated by criminal enterprises by improving the prosecution success of the drivers of violence and disrupting their illegal access to the money Grant Amount: $360,000 Grant Period: 10/01/2019 - 09/302021 Fiscal Impact: $18,225 year one; $17,813 year two Accounts: none Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The Financial Crime Unit (FCU) will hire and dedicate an experienced Financial/Cybercrimes prosecutor (FCP) that will coordinate and be dedicated to targets and enterprises that commit or suppor...
Indexes: KIMBERLY M. FOXX, Cook County State's Attorney

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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD

 

Department:  Cook County State’s Attorney

 

Grantee:  Cook County State’s Attorney 

 

Grantor:  Bureau of Justice Assistance 

 

Request: Authorization to accept grant 

 

Purpose:  Through the Innovative Prosecution Solutions funding, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (CCSAO) will develop and implement an innovative approach to reduce the violence perpetrated by criminal enterprises by improving the prosecution success of the drivers of violence and disrupting their illegal access to the money

 

Grant Amount:  $360,000 

 

Grant Period:  10/01/2019 - 09/302021

 

Fiscal Impact:  $18,225 year one; $17,813 year two

 

Accounts: none

 

Concurrences:

The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.

 

Summary:  The Financial Crime Unit (FCU) will hire and dedicate an experienced Financial/Cybercrimes prosecutor (FCP) that will coordinate and be dedicated to targets and enterprises that commit or support violent crimes. The FCU will work collaboratively with units within the CCSAO to more effectively and swiftly combat the increase in violent crime that has become endemic within the 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th, and 15th police districts in Chicago by working with: the Gun Crimes Strategy Unit (GCSU) in intelligence gathering and target identification, the Community Justice Center (CJC) through community engagement and education, and the Complex Narcotics Unit (Complex).

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