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OCJS Grants Drug Law Enforcement Fund

The Ohio Drug Law Enforcement Fund will provide funding to defray expenses that a drug task force organization incurs in perform its functions related to the enforcement of the state’s drug laws and other state laws related to illegal drug activity. Each applicant will need to demonstrate how their application meets the stated purpose of the fund.

Eligibility

  • See OCJS Grants Calendar for application and submission timeline
  • Project Period: July to June
  • All applicants must have an organization, or subgrantee, that will serve as the fiduciary agent and assume overall responsibility for the grant. Eligible subgrantees include:
    • A unit of local government. A unit of local government has the legislative autonomy, jurisdiction, and authority to act in certain circumstances. Units of government include a county, municipality, township, or village. If two or more jointly apply, they must designate one body to take the lead role and identify that agency’s fiscal officer.
    • The law enforcement agency cannot act as the subgrantee
  • For more information on eligibility and requirements please see http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/5502.68.

Reporting Requirements

Drug task forces are required to enter drug stats in the online Drug Incident Summary Overview (DISCO) program through the El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC). The drug stats must be entered biweekly. For further information, please contact Richard Meadows at rmeadows@dps.ohio.gov.

Drug task forces are required to participate in the online de-confliction program. The de-confliction program is handled by Ohio HIDTA, specifically the Cleveland office. De-confliction must be done using Case Explorer.