Law Enforcement Trust Funds

PENSACOLA POLICE DEPARTMENT

25% FLORIDA CONTRABAND FORFEITURE ACT FUNDS

LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRUST FUNDS (LETF)

GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE 7/1/2016

 

The Pensacola Police Department will receive applications from qualified entities providing programs for the support or operation of any drug treatment, drug abuse education, drug prevention, crime prevention, safe neighborhood, or school resource officer program or program(s) during the month of September each calendar year. The availability of funding is determined by Chapter 2016-179 for the Laws of Florida as amended on July 1, 2016.

Organizations will be required to submit an application certifying the funds will be used as required by Florida Law, Statute 932.7055 5(C). Organizations must register with the City of Pensacola Procurement Office and have a completed Vendor Application on-file to receive payment.

Applications for funding will be available on the City of Pensacola website under the departmental link for the police department. All entities are required to provide a report to the police department annually explaining how the funds were used, and to report any funds not expended no later than September 30th of each year. The format for reporting compliance is at the discretion of the agency receiving the funds and non-compliance for reporting will automatically result in disqualification for receiving any future funding.

All applications for funding must be received by the Pensacola Police Department no later than September 30 each year regardless of when the funds are needed. Decisions will be made regarding funding no later than January 1st of the calendar year and are based on the availability of funds.