Administrative Services -
This Division provides the administrative support that is
necessary to carry out the organizational mission and goals of the Sheriff's
Office. Employees assigned to this division work closely with members of
every other division. Responsibilities include recruitment selections,
in-service training, grant writing,
technical writing, research, project development and planning, payroll, purchasing, labor management and maintaining computer
The Stark County Sheriff's Office has taken the initiative to actively
seek grants and funding from numerous and varied sources. The following
grants were in effect in 2008.
In 2008, the Stark County Sheriff's Office was awarded grants for
$234,000 from the Stark-Tuscarawas-Wayne Joint Solid Waste District.
This covers salaries, benefits, and equipment purchases for deputies
assigned to litter patrol.
Deputies inspect all areas of the county for
illegal dumping. They investigate and prosecute those persons
responsible. They check for trash trucks with loads not tarped and
issue citations. They also check to make certain that trucks are
not depositing mud on the roads from the landfills.
SELECTIVE TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM (S.T.E.P.)
In 2008, the Stark County Sheriff's Office applied for and received a
grant for $42,132 through the Ohio Department of Public Safety for
funding to provide extra patrol for Traffic enforcement. This
grant as approved and the Enforcement Program was scheduled into
nineteen (19) blitz periods
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT
In 2008, the Stark County Sheriff's Office applied for a Federal Sub
Grant through the Ohio Department of Criminal Justice Services to
further investigate incidents of domestic violence. The grant was
approved and deputies were trained and assigned to this position.
The deputies collaborate with prosecutors, victim services, court
personnel, probation, judicial, parole officers, social services
personnel, children services and adult protective in this assignment.
The grant was awarded for $53,982.
SAFE COMMUNITIES COALITION
In 2008 the Stark County Sheriff's Office
received a grant for $45,162 from the Ohio Department of Public Safety
to operate a Stark County Safe Communities Coalition. Safe
Communities is a community based program that is designed to create
awareness and prevention of injuries caused by traffic crashes.
Some facts and figures from these different section:
||2008 Staffing Levels
In 2008, 80 applicants were invited to begin the screening
process. 42 were no-shows; 18 were disqualified; 0 were hired; 20 remained
in the system as of December 31, 2008.
|Inmate Medical & Mental Health Care
|Inmate Food Services
|Utilities (Gas, Electric, Sewer, Water, Phone)
|Fuel, Vehicle Fleet
|General Fund Operating Budget
Information Systems Group
The information Systems group is responsible for
the operation and maintenance of 17 different computer systems,
over 100 workstations and associated printers and approximately 160
users located at the Stark County Sheriff's Office. Several of the
systems are mission critical and must be available 24 hours a day, 7
days a week. These mission critical systems include, but are not
limited to, the Jail Management and Booking System. the Computer Aided
Dispatch System, WEB development , and the Records Management System.
2008 projects included the following:
-Expanded the Mobile Data Incident Entry System, a Forms Assistant product.
- Worked with the Stark County Auditor's Office and integrated the Sheriff's
Office Real Estate application into the Sheriff's Web Page. This
enhancement saved countless hours of duplicate data entry.
- Completed and implemented a new WEB based Jail Management System. The
new system runs on MySql and saved us considerable money in licensing fees.
- Added VMWARE to our infrastructure. VMWARE maximizes our hardware
investment allowing us to run multiple virtual servers on 3 physical servers.
- Added a new fiber SAN (storage area network) and fiber switch to our network
supporting our MVWARE implementation.
- Moved the Communications and Patrol group to "open office" (word processing,
spread sheet , and presentation software) saving thousands of dollars in
- WEB page development and enhancement
- Assisted in the jail renovation
The mission of the 'Information Systems Group' is to
provide the technology and support to assist in all facets of the day to day
operation of the Stark County Sheriff's Office