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Police Capture Escaped Patient

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Heath City Schools canceled classed on Thursday after 53-year-old John Stroud was seen walking near two elementary schools.
7:50AM
April
13, 2012

Students are being kept at home today after a man police describe as dangerous escaped from a nearby medical facility.

What Do You Think Of Ohio’s Concealed Carry Law?

Posted: January 25, 2012

Should drivers who are legally carrying a gun have to immediately tell a police officer?

Columbus’ Homicides Dropped Last Year

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8:45AM
January
2, 2012

The number of homicides in Ohio’s capital of Columbus dipped slightly in 2011 to 92 murders, which is an average year for the city.

Westerville Mom Plans To Sue Over Children’s Arrest

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Westerville Police are coming under criticism for arrested and jailing seven- and eight-year-old children.
8:21AM
November 17, 2011

Tonya Mitchell says she’ll file a civil rights lawsuit after her 7- and 8-year-old children were arrested and jailed.

Police Arrest Ohio Man After 4-hour Standoff

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Police say the nearly four-hour standoff ended peacefully.
10:28AM
October
9, 2011

A peaceful end to a standoff in Chillicothe with an armed man.

9-11 Had Profound Effects On Law Enforcement Training

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Columbus Police Lieutenant Timothy Sansbury trains officers and new recruits.
8:30AM
September
9, 2011

“It was incredibly intense. I would say that’s the one impact its had on law enforcement. Its changed the intensity of the job.” Bexley Police Chief Larry Reinhart

What Can Be Done to Stop Gun Violence?

Posted: August 31, 2011

Mayor Coleman has called on the city of Columbus to work together to stop a recent spike in gun violence. This month four suspects have been killed when police officers returned fire. What can be done to reduce gun violence?

Police: Licking County Woman Was Not A Victim Of Crime

12:00AM
June
15, 2011

Police in Newark now say a young mother who disappeared with her 4-year-old son last week was not a victim of crime.

Columbus Mayor Announces Two More Police and Fire Classes

12:00AM
September
30, 2010

The Divisions of Columbus Police and Fire can expect more support next summer. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced two additional recruit classes that will begin later this year. But WOSU reports new recruits do not mean more personnel on the streets.

MORPC, Police Pair For Crosswalk Safety Initiative

12:00AM
September
29, 2010

To help bring awareness about crosswalk safety, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has teamed with local law enforcement to encourage drivers to be more aware of pedestrians crossing the street.