a. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the revenues identified pursuant to section 5-602 of this chapter shall be used for criminal justice purposes, including hiring of police officers, correction officers, probation officers, attorneys and ancillary personnel; funding public safety, education, youth services and community anti-crime programs; increasing capacity in the correction area; and engaging in such other efforts as are designed to protect public safety and deter crime in the city.
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- Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
b. There shall be a separate accounting by the city within the general fund of the proceeds of the anti-crime lottery established and operated within the city by the New York state division of the lottery. Such proceeds shall be used exclusively for educational programs, including, but not limited to, increased security in elementary schools, special education sites and after school activities; increasing the number of community schools; providing academic and non-academic evening school activities for high school students; providing support services to students at risk of dropping out of school; strengthening basic skills of children in kindergarten through fourth grade; and providing additional after school educational opportunities in the municipal library system.