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.
WOSU News Archives For: February 20, 2008
State agriculture officials have a new way to try to stop a tree-killing insect. They will begin hanging more than 7,000 traps this spring to catch the Emerald Ash Borer. The Asian insect has damaged or killed an estimated 25 million ash trees in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana.
Backers of a bill to give Ohio workers paid sick days say they’ve been given assurance that members of the state legislature will allow it to have a hearing.
The first meeting of the Columbus police division’s Diversity Recruiting Council was held Tuesday evening. The council is made up of members who will represent the city’s various ethic groups. The intent is to try to bring greater diversity to Columbus’s police force.