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THE CITY OF 11 <br /> !IW11111,1:1111iii- CITY COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br /> pLEASANTONL <br /> December 17, 2019 <br /> Police <br /> TITLE: ADOPT A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CITIZENS' OPTIONS FOR <br /> PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAM (COPS) YEAR 23 APPROPRIATION <br /> SUMMARY <br /> State Assembly Bill 3229 approved on July 12, 1996 established the Citizens' Options for <br /> Public Safety (COPS) funding program. These funds are allocated from the State Budget <br /> and distributed to local law enforcement to support line level law enforcement functions. <br /> The Council must approve the expenditure of COPS funding. The appropriations must <br /> support front line municipal law enforcement services, cannot supplant existing funding, <br /> and must be separate and apart from other funds. <br /> RECOMMENDATION <br /> Adopt the attached resolution approving the roll-over of the remaining balance of COPS <br /> Year 22 and approve expenditures from COPS Year 23. <br /> FINANCIAL STATEMENT <br /> Through this program the State of California provides supplemental funding to municipal <br /> law enforcement agencies. There is no requirement for matching funds. <br />