Sandy Springs Police Chief Terry Sult presented his annual report on expenditures from state and federal seizures during last week’s City Council meeting.
Sult told Council members that the department has about $350,000 in fund accounts from seized property.
A state restricted account holds money that is released after processing fees and filing monies are paid, for example, to the district attorney or city clerk’s office. A state unrestricted account is the where the funds arrive when they become available. And a federal unrestricted account holds funds from federal government seizures.
Sult’s report shows that in 2011, $100, 749.99 was spent from state unrestricted funds on law enforcement training, Heroes of Sandy Springs exhibit items at Heritage Sandy Springs, a Ford Expedition to help emergency personnel get to and from work in dangerous weather conditions, a surveillance trailer, and several other expenditures.
The report shows $45,