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(a) There is hereby established, in and for the City, a Law Enforcement Trust Fund, to be operated in accordance with Ohio R.C. 2923.35 and 2933.43(D)(4), provided that the funds received thereunder shall be expended only to pay the cost of protracted or complex investigations or prosecutions, provide reasonable technical training or expertise, provide matching funds to obtain Federal grants to aid law enforcement and/or for such other law enforcement purposes as the Chief of Police and the Director of Public Safety deem to be appropriate.
(b) There is hereby established, in and for the City, a Drug Law Enforcement Fund in accordance with Ohio R.C. 2925.03(J) and (K), provided that the funds received thereunder shall be expended only toward law enforcement efforts that pertain to drug offenses.
(c) Funds received as a result of Federal forfeiture shall be deposited into the Fund established in subsection (b) hereof if they are received as a result of a drug investigation, or into the Fund established in subsection (a) hereof if they are received as a result of other criminal investigations.
(d) None of the funds paid into the Law Enforcement Trust Fund and/or the Drug Law Enforcement Fund may be used to meet operating needs of the City that are not related to law enforcement.
(e) The Director of Finance is hereby authorized to establish the Law Enforcement Trust Fund and the Drug Law Enforcement Fund accounts, to receive such moneys and to make expenditures from the accounts for the purposes provided herein.
(Ord. 54-87. Passed 6-15-1987.)