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.
Two of Ohio’s top law enforcement officials have stepped down with the suggestion that both needed to go to improve relations within the Department of Public Safety.
A federal law intended to make public swimming pools safer is costing central Ohio communities thousands of dollars. WOSU reports, it appears no one is in charge of monitoring the changes to pools.
Have Ohio and federal highway safety officials gone too far, trying to convince Ohio drivers and their passengers to buckle up? That’s a question that statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has been asking. Here is his report.
What would God do? Religious leaders suggest looking to a higher power to find ways to save social welfare programs.
It was one year ago that an interstate highway bridge collapsed in Minneapolis, killing 13 people and injuring 144.
The Ohio Department of Public Safety is trying to facilitate more outreach programs to learn about the state’s growing diverse populations so that ODPS can provide more people with the proper safety services. In its first steps towards reaching this goal, ODPS hosted an information forum in Columbus today.
Ohio school officials are looking for more ways to keep their students and teachers safe while on campus. Many of them met at the Ohio State University for a day-long seminar about ways to prevent school violence.
Friday’s fatal news helicopter crash has newsrooms and other agencies around the country looking at their own policies. WOSU takes a look at the policies of the Columbus Police Helicopter Unit and two local TV stations.
Winter weather is on its way to Central Ohio. The Ohio Highway Patrol is encouraging drivers to get ready for winter conditions.