The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
Mayors outline urban agenda on bus tour
A group of Ohio mayors is traveling the state, calling on the presidential candidates to pay attention to urban issues. The mayors, all democrats, are also highlighting a new report that shows Ohio has lost nearly $14-billion in wages because of job losses over the last 4 years.
Calling themselves the “Battleground Mayors Fighting for Jobs,” 4 Ohio big-city mayors pulled into Columbus on a bus wrapped in red white and blue. The statewide bus-tour is funded by the US Conference of Mayors and aims to highlight the group’s agenda, including the need for job growth.