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POLICE's coverage of the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic plus useful resources, all in one place. We will be updating this page as we add new COVID-19 content.

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OPS Public Safety and Wellness Systems Inc. partnered together to offer a mobile-ready station that allows companies to safely conduct COVID-19 screening and testing, distribute personal protective equipment, and provide COVID-19 vaccination.

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Ohio Officer Helps Elderly Gain Access to Vaccines

One of the people Officer Ron Craig helped is Bonnie Sedlmeier. She thanked him in person...

Officer Ron Craig is the community policing officer in Lake Township, OH. After hearing that some older residents were having a tough time scheduling an appointment because they didn’t have a smart phone or computer, he decided to take action.

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264 Line-of-Duty Deaths in 2020, Most from COVID

The Memorial Fund announced in its proprietary "2020 Law Enforcement Officers Fatalities Report" that 264 federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial officers died in the line of duty over the past year, representing a 96% increase over the 135 officers who died in the line of duty in 2019. In the category of “Other” causes, which includes 145 Confirmed Covid-19 deaths, the number of fatalities is up 300% over 2019.