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.
Police in a southwest Ohio city deny allegations of civil rights violations and negligence in the death of a black man who was shot by a white officer while holding an air rifle inside a Wal-Mart.
A district spokeswoman says the lockdown came after “a threat.” Several media outlets say the lockdown was intended to prevent any potential gang violence after a 16-year-old boy was murdered Tuesday night.
Court records show a man fatally shot by police outside a central Ohio airport had two knives taped to his legs, behavior an officer described as “consistent with someone who intended to hijack an aircraft.”
The suspect who was fatally shot yesterday at Port Columbus by police has been identified. Columbus Police say he’s 41 year old Hashim Hanif Ibn Abdul-Rasheed. The shooting is still under investigation.
A review board has found that seven Columbus officers acted within police department policy during a shootout last year that left two suspects dead.
Columbus Police are trying to figure out who shot a man who collapsed in a parking lot following an argument over the weekend.
The father of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart says he believes his son was murdered, despite a special grand jury declining to criminally charge the officers.
A grand jury has started looking into the fatal shooting of a man by police in a Dayton-area Walmart to determine whether charges should be filed in the case that has drawn national attention.
Ohio’s attorney general says he won’t publicly release surveillance video of a man fatally shot by police at a Dayton-area Wal-Mart because it could compromise the investigation.
Authorities in central Ohio have charged a man in the case of a 12-year-old girl critically injured when she was shot in the chest in her home last month.