Grant Proposal

1989 WordsApr 8, 20128 Pages
This paper is all about this scenario; imagine that your team is the planning unit in your local police department. The chief of police has told you that a philanthropist in town is considering giving a $100,000 grant to a worthy cause in the department. The chief has charged your team with deciding how, when, and where that money will be spent. This proposal will show what the award money will be used for within our communities along with why, when and where these services are needed. It will outline the costs for these proposed changes and how to maintain these costs in the future. HOW? The chief of police told our team that there was going to be philanthropist in town whom would be considering giving our department a…show more content…
This entire process can take anywhere from 2 to 6 months so the sooner the department decides this is what they want to do with the generous gift. Using this gift towards the wages of the new officers will help the department from being stretched too thin on patrols for as long as it lasts, the only pit falls may come from when the money runs out and the department now has to budget just how to keep the officers. WHERE? Our team has been given a significant amount of money to help a police department increase their ability to do patrols within a police department area. However, when a location is being decided it is important to take a few things into factor. These factors are: location, community size, amount of crime in that area and the number of patrols already on duty on a given shift. From what I have read in the papers, the locations that are suffering the most is larger cities due to major budget cuts. The reason that these areas suffer the most is because there are more areas that need to be patrolled due to higher crime and the populations are so large that it requires a larger number of police officers to do these patrols. However, they are suffering the most because they have to cut back which means that the officers that they are allowed to keep, have to patrol more areas in less time. This leads to higher crime rates because the officers
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