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    Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined

      Section: 52:17B-166: Grant application evaluation, ranking

           8. The Attorney General shall evaluate and rank project grant applications submitted by eligible municipalities with reference to the municipality's realistic opportunity to achieve the objectives specified in section 4 of this act. In evaluating the applications, the Attorney General shall give additional weight to applications which:

a. Propose cooperative policing agreements between two or more municipalities pursuant to P.L.1973, c.208 (C.40:8A-1 et al.) or P.L.1952, c.72 (C.40:48B-1 et seq.);

b. Provide evidence of a project planning process which has involved residents of the proposed project areas and institutions and groups active in these areas;

c. Provide for the re-employment of police officers who have been laid off by the municipality for budgetary reasons prior to March 1, 1993;

d. Clearly delineate project outcome goals that are both time-lined and measurable;

e. Maximize the use of funding and resources other than those provided by the program;

f. Provide for the mobilization of residents as volunteer participants;

g. Where practicable, provide for the employment of related law enforcement personnel to perform paperwork and related support services in order to free up police officers for community policing duties; and

h. Provide for maximum program accountability according to procedures promulgated by the Attorney General pursuant to section 10 of this act.


This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.

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