Columbus Consolidated Government
Agenda Report # 40
TO: Mayor and Council
SUBJECT: Sheriff’s Office MOU with US Marshals Service
INITIATED BY: Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office
WHEREAS, the U.S. Marshals Service is authorized by federal statute to assist state and local jurisdictions in executing arrest warrants for certain violent state felons and in locating and apprehending sex offenders who are non-compliant with the requirement that they register as a sex offender; and,
WHEREAS, the primary mission of the operation is to investigate and/or arrest, as part of temporary short-term law enforcement operations, persons who have active state arrest warrants adopted by the USMS and/or federal warrants for their arrest and/or who are in potential violation of the Adam Walsh Act; and,
WHEREAS, once signed, the MOU will become effective upon the commencement of the operation and terminate upon the operation’s conclusion; and,
WHEREAS, the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office will use $3,500 of these funds for the purchase of filing cabinets and other office equipment to be used in the performance of this operation.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office is authorized to enter into an MOU with the US Marshals Service to receive funding in the amount of $3,500 or as otherwise awarded for the purchase of office equipment, and to amend the Multi-Governmental Fund by the amount awarded.
Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor