The Columbus Division of Police has added new duties for three patrol officers. The three have been named Diversity and Inclusion Liaison Officers who will work to build trust between police and the community.
After being challenged by the U.S. Department of Justice, Ohio’s juvenile justice agency says it sharply reduced the solitary confinement of its young inmates last year.
The U.S. Justice Department says Cleveland police officers use excessive and unnecessary force far too often, are poorly trained and endanger the public and their fellow officers with their recklessness.
The parents of a man fatally shot by police inside a Dayton-area Wal-Mart will meet with a federal prosecutor Thursday to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to handle the shooting investigation and begin a civil rights probe.
The state of Ohio has settled with the federal government in a dispute over the use of solitary confinement as discipline for juvenile inmates with mental health disorders.
The Department of Justice says it reached an agreement with Imagine Schools after administrators wrongfully fired an employee for not showing immigrantion documents a second time.