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File #: 15-753    Version: 1 Name: MOU with ATF for Reimbursement Task Force
Type: Consent Resolutions Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/24/2015 Final action: 11/24/2015
Title: RESOLUTION 5042: AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE TASK FORCE Staff Contact: Debora Black, Police Chief
Attachments: 1. Resolution 5042, 2. Memorandum of Agreement
Title
RESOLUTION 5042: AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE TASK FORCE
Staff Contact: Debora Black, Police Chief
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Purpose and Recommended Action
Recommendation

This is a request for City Council to waive reading beyond the title and adopt a resolution authorizing the City of Glendale Police Chief to enter into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for reimbursement of overtime salary costs associated with the ATF Task Force.

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Background

The ATF is a law enforcement agency in the U.S. Department of Justice that protects communities from violent criminals, criminal organizations, the illegal use and trafficking of firearms, the illegal use and storage of explosives, acts of arson and bombings, acts of terrorism, and the illegal diversion of alcohol and tobacco products. The ATF partners with communities, industries, law enforcement, and public safety agencies to safeguard the public through information sharing, training, research and the use of technology.

The Glendale Police Department (GPD) has had an MOA (C-7688) in place with ATF since 2011. Conditions of the MOA state the GPD shall assist ATF in investigations of federal, state, and local laws. The GPD currently assists the ATF Task Force on an as-needed basis, during local gun shows, and in various work details within the City of Glendale. The MOA provides for reimbursement of overtime salary costs and other costs, with prior ATF approval, including but not limited to travel, fuel, training, and equipment, incurred by the GPD in providing resources to assist the ATF. The partnership with ATF promotes close cooperation between the agencies and enhances information sharing.
Analysis

The previous MOA has come to the end of its ter...

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