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File #: RS2021-1000    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/3/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 6/15/2021 Final action: 6/15/2021
Title: A resolution to approve a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") entered into by and between the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ("ATF") and the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department ("MNPD") as it relates to The Investigative Team Addressing Neighborhood Shootings ("T.I.T.A.N.S.") and Violent Crime Reduction Task Force to implement an effective and sustainable, intelligence driven strategy to reduce gun related violence in the Nashville Metropolitan area.
Sponsors: Jennifer Gamble, Sharon Hurt, Burkley Allen
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1000 Exhibit MOU
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A resolution to approve a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") entered into by and between the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ("ATF") and the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department ("MNPD") as it relates to The Investigative Team Addressing Neighborhood Shootings ("T.I.T.A.N.S.") and Violent Crime Reduction Task Force to implement an effective and sustainable, intelligence driven strategy to reduce gun related violence in the Nashville Metropolitan area.
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WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, has entered into a MOU with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF); and,
WHEREAS, participation in T.I.T.A.N.S. will allow the ATF and the MNPD to combine efforts and resources to work in tandem to investigate, prosecute, and remove armed criminals from Nashville; and,
WHEREAS, it is in the interest of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this intergovernmental agreement be approved.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the intergovernmental agreement by and between the ATF and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the MNPD, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.
Section 2. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Agenda Analysis
Analysis

This resolution approves a memorandum of understanding between the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) for The Investigative Team Addressing Neighborhood Shootings (T.I.T.A.N.S.) and a violent crime reductio...

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