Police Community relations


Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther has announced the members of the city’s safety commission. 


More than 100 Columbus students, government officials, and service providers gathered Wednesday for a "My Brother’s Keeper" summit. 

For the first time, Ohio’s law enforcement agencies now have a set of minimum standards for the use of deadly force and for recruitment and hiring. 

For the first time in state history, there is now a set of minimum standards for police use of deadly force and recruitment. 

State of Ohio

The panel that’s working on police-community relations has come up with drafts of standards on use of force, recruitment and hiring. 

Police officers in Ohio will soon be required to have a high school diploma or equivalent under several police training changes cleared by a state panel. 

WCBE Files

Ohio Governor John Kasich has named the members of a first-ever Ohio police standards board that will lay out rules for law enforcement on the proper use of deadly force.

Ohio would boost the amount of training to become a police officer and require all candidates for law enforcement jobs to have a high school diploma under legislation being considered at the Statehouse. 

US Attorney General Visits Cincinnati

May 20, 2015

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch met with city, police and community leaders in Cincinnati today during the first stop on a multi-city tour discussing new and collaborative policing strategies. 

Ohio Attorney General's Office

Ohio lawmakers are responding to a report on police officer training by proposing changes to the laws on basic training and recruitment.

A set of statewide standards will soon be in place for Ohio police officers.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor John Kasich has issued an executive order creating a state community-police advisory board.

Ohio Public Radio

An Ohio police relations task force is recommending the state boost the minimum number of required training hours for officers and use stricter screening for applicants. 

A state task force on police-community relations held its first meeting last night in Cleveland.