Grants Received for 2002
October 18, 2001
Stark County Sheriff's Office was awarded a Speed And
D.U.I. Enforcement Grant for the 2002 fiscal year from the Ohio Department
of Public Safety. This grant is for $62,852.00to
be used throughout the 2002 year. The Stark County Sheriff's Office will utilize APPROXIMATELY
1,340 HOURS IN ADDITIONAL PATROLS WITH ENHANCED ENFORCEMENT FOR SPEED AND D.U.I. We
have identified twelve (12) enforcement periods and outlined the additional enforcement
dates in accordance with the grant requirements. The Sheriff's Office will make
public service announcements prior to, and after, each enforcement period.
The Stark County Sheriff's Office has also received the "COPS AND SHOPS' program grant for the
year 2002. We have received $18,757.00 to
be utilized in 2002 for additional enforcement of the illegal sales of alcohol to underage
persons. Deputies work with area alcohol distributors and arrest those underage
persons that try and purchase alcohol at various outlets throughout Stark County.
Deputies also investigate reports from citizens regarding any and all establishments that
sell alcohol to underage persons throughout Stark County. Anyone with information
concerning these types of violations are encouraged to contact the Stark County Sheriff's
Office or their local law enforcement agency with the information.
For More Information Contact:
Stark County Sheriff's Office
4500 Atlantic Blvd., N.E., Canton, Ohio 44705
Tel: (330) 430-3800
FAX: (330) 430-3844