About the Crime Control and Prevention District
The Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD) is authorized
by Section 363 of the Texas Local Government Code and is created
and renewed by a vote of Jersey Village citizens.
The citizens of Jersey
Village fist voted to establish CCPD in 1998 for a five-year
period. The District
was renewed in 2003 for a ten-year period
and will be up for
renewal again in 2013.
Board of Directors
CCPD activities are monitored and evaluated by seven board members.
These board members
include six Council Members and one civilian member.
Any requested expenditure must be presented to the Board
for approval at public meetings prior to use of CCPD funds.
comes from a ½ cent sales and use tax.
The revenue generated by
this ½ cent tax has allowed the Jersey Village Police Department
to improve the efficiency and the level of service provided to
our citizens. Funds
are used for items such as:
uniforms, and training for 6 full-time police
and other various Crime prevention software
Lab Tests for
radio system costs
purchase as needed
maintenance, including AFIS
telephone system-related costs
revenue and necessary expenses are thoroughly evaluated and a
proposed budget is created.
Since CCPD funds are needed in so many areas of police
operations, a thorough evaluation is necessary to ensure funds
are allocated where most needed.
The proposed budget then goes before CCPD Board of
Directors for approval.
approved budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year was $1,771,804.
This amount includes projected sales tax revenue as well as all
budget amount for the 2012-2013 fiscal year is $1,889,712, which
includes a projected increase in sales tax revenue and all
The CCPD has consistently contributed to the quality of life in
Jersey Village thru enhanced police service.
Without issue the CCPD has historically provided the
ability for specific task programming and essential tools to
meet citizen needs.
For more information about
program details, visit our FAQ page.