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File #: 20-1175    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/5/2020 In control: Sheriff-Coroner
On agenda: 1/5/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Regarding the Operation, Staffing, and Fiscal Plan for Additional Ten (10) Deputies to the Sheriff's Operations to Address Organized Crime and Illegal Marijuana Grows in Mendocino County (Sponsor: Sheriff-Coroner)
Attachments: 1. 2020 MCSO BOS Presentation, 2. 1-3-21 Reed Correspondence, 3. 1-3-21 Schnall Correspondence, 4. 1-3-21 MCA Correspondence, 5. 1-2-21 WIlliams Correspondence, 6. 1-4-21 CCAG Correspondence, 7. 1-4-21 Dougherty Correspondence, 8. 1-4-21 Fugman Correspondence, 9. 1-4-21 Faber Correspondence


TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Sheriff-Coroner
MEETING DATE: January 5, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Matthew Kendall
PHONE:
463-4085
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Rose Britton
PHONE:
463-4085


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 30 Minutes


AGENDA TITLE:
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Discussion and Possible Action Regarding the Operation, Staffing, and Fiscal Plan for Additional Ten (10) Deputies to the Sheriff's Operations to Address Organized Crime and Illegal Marijuana Grows in Mendocino County
(Sponsor: Sheriff-Coroner)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Approve the operation, staffing, and fiscal plan for additional ten (10) Deputies to the Sheriff's operations to address organized crime and illegal marijuana grows in Mendocino County.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
On October 6, 2020, the Board of Supervisors invited the Sheriff Matthew Kendall to explain the specific resources required to address the dramatic increase in organized crime associated with illegal marijuana operations including cultivation, sales and possession for sales within Mendocino County. The Board requested that the Sheriff's Office (MCSO) return with a historical review of staffing trends, an overview of current Sheriff staffing allocations, by rank/title/type of position, an operation, staffing, and fiscal plan associated with the Sheriff's operations, a report on current criminal activities and areas associated (including detailed long term crime trend chart from the Sheriff), a declaration of local emergency, and an affirmation of commitment to affected communities and law enforcement officers.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The Sheriff's Office desires to hire ten (10) additional Deputies over a three-year period-4 in year 1 and 3 additional deputies in year 2 and 3-to address the increase in organized crime and illegal marijuana grows. The crime statistics connected to the increase in organized crime and illegal marijuana grows are fluid and rapi...

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