Grants Received for 2003
November 19, 2002
Stark County Sheriff's Office was awarded a Speed And
D.U.I. Enforcement Grant for the 2003 fiscal year from the Ohio Department
of Public Safety. This grant is for $82,848.00
to be used throughout the 2002/2003 year. The Stark County Sheriff's Office will
utilize APPROXIMATELY 1,950 HOURS IN ADDITIONAL PATROLS WITH ENHANCED ENFORCEMENT
FOR SPEED AND D.U.I. We have identified fourteen (14) 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. Also funded through this grant is the
purchase of three (3) speed guns.
The Stark County Sheriff's Office has also received the "COPS IN SHOPS' program grant for the year 2003.
We have received $18,675.00 to be utilized in
2002/2003 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