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File #: 4791   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 9/7/2021 Department: Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Subject: Contract with Law Enforcement Medical Services, Inc. for Medical Evidence Collection Services
Attachments: 1. CON-SHERIFF-09-14-2021 Contract with Law Enforcement Medical Services 2021-24
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY
AND RECORD OF ACTION

September 14, 2021

FROM
SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator
JASON ANDERSON, District Attorney

SUBJECT
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Contract with Law Enforcement Medical Services, Inc. for Medical Evidence Collection Services
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve Contract with Law Enforcement Medical Services, Inc. for the provision of medical evidence collection services in a not to exceed amount of $1,695,000, for the period of October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2024, with the option for two additional one-year extensions, or one additional two-year extension to the original term.
(Presenter: John Ades, Deputy Chief, 387-3760)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Operate in a Fiscally-Responsible and Business-Like Manner.
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.
Pursue County Goals and Objectives by Working with Other Agencies and Stakeholders.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item will not result in the use of additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The annual cost of medical evidence collection services in the amount of $400,000 is included in the Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator's (Sheriff) 2021-22 budget (4430001000) and $165,000 is included in the District Attorney's 2021-22 budget (4500001000). Sufficient appropriation to fund the remaining contract amount will be included in future recommended budgets.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The Sheriff is responsible for collecting evidence during criminal investigations, and the District Attorney is responsible for the payment of evidence collection services provided to the California Highway Patrol within the geographical boundaries of the County and for payment of any necessary expert witness fees related to evidence collection. This contract includes services from qualified healthcare professionals to perform on-site b...

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