|May 11, 2017, City Council Regular Meeting|
Motion to Approve Intergovernmental Agreement Between City and County Concerning Administration of End Gun Violence Program
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department operates a program called End Gun Violence, a strategy targeting group- and gun-related violence using the Ceasefire model developed by the National Network for Safe Communities.
Both the City, County and SCMPD have agreed that the best location to house the administrator of this program is within the Chatham County District Attorney's Office, to ensure prosecutions are in compliance with Georgia Law.
Under this agreement, SCMPD will retain exclusive coordination authority and shall manage all law enforcement aspects of the End Gun Violence (EGV) program.
The County will create one position within the District Attorney's Office for the End Gun Violence program. This position will be in charge of day-to-day coordination and oversight of all non-law enforcement aspects of the program.
This position will:
Maj. Robert Gavin, SCMPD
The City will pay the County $97,252.00 annually for salary and benefits for the End Gun Violence position. Funding source is Account 101.4201.51295 (General Fund, Police Chief’s Office, Other Contractual Services Account).
End Gun Violence MOU.pdf