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1 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A LAW ENFORCEMENT TRUST FUND
IN ACCORDANCE WITH OHIO REVISED CODE SECTION 2933.33.
WHEREAS, Ohio Revised Code Section 2933. 33 authorizes local
law enforcement agencies that actively and directly participate
in contraband property seizures and forfeitures to receive all
or part of the property forfeited, and ,
WHEREAS, proceeds, profits and property gained from or used
in criminal activities is a concern of the Village of Granville, and
WHEREAS, the Granville Police Department, through its investigations and participating own in the investigations with
other local and State agencies, seeks to address the problem, and
WHEREAS, cash, vehicles, real estate, and other property
seized and forfeited in conjunction with such investigations can become property of the Village of Granville if the guidelines as set forth in Ohio Revised Code Section 2922. 22 are compiled with, t
NOW, THEREFORE, Be It Ordained by the Council of the
Village of Granville, State qf Ohio:
Section I: That the Manager be -andishereby. authorized and
directed to accept cash, vehicles and other
property from the Common Pleas Courts of the
State of Ohio in accordance with Contraband
Seizure Forfeiture Act, Ohio Revised Code
Section 2933. 33; however, any acceptance of
real estate by the Manager shall be subject
to approval by ordinance of Council.
Section II: That the Manager be and isshereby authorized
and directed to place all cash received into a special law enforcement trust fund with the
Village Finance Director to be used solely for
law enforcement purposes.
Section III: That all vehicles and property be asseted or brass-tagged to the Granville Village Police
Department to be used solely for law enforcement
purposes, or sold and the proceeds from the sale
deposited in the special law enforcement trust
fund, as directed by the Chief of Police.
Section IV: That this ordinance shall take effect and be in
full force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
Passed this 6;36&
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APPROVED AS TO FORM:
ORDINANCE NO. 25-89