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.
Redistricting Coalition Submits First Signatures For Amendment
A coalition of voter groups has submitted initial paperwork as it pushes for a state constitutional amendment that would take away elected officials’ power to draw legislative and congressional districts.
Maps are now redrawn by state lawmakers once a decade to reflect population shifts. The proposal would move district map-making to a 12-person citizen commission.
The coalition submitted an initial 1,700 signatures and its proposed summary wording on Monday. They need attorney-general approval before gathering another 386,000 voter signatures by July in order to get the proposal on the fall ballot.