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Ohio Officer Killed During Vehicle Pursuit

Springdale Police spokesperson Officer Keenan Riordan told the press, "It's our belief that Mr. Blankenship purposely diverted his course of travel to purposely strike our officers."

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Ohio Police Shutter Bar that Refused to Close Over Coronavirus Order

Police in Ohio took the unusual step of boarding up the entrance to a bar that held a private event for regular customers earlier this week, despite the standing order in that state to shut down operations amid the growing coronavirus outbreak.

Ohio Police Officer from Jamaica Becomes American Citizen

An officer with the Youngstown (OH) Police Department—a native of Jamaica who had been designated as a permanent resident of the United States—recently was officially sworn in as an American citizen.

Shoplifting Suspect Strikes Ohio Officer with Stolen SUV

A shoplifting suspect is accused of striking an Ohio officer with a stolen SUV after he and a female accomplice had stolen some goods from area stores.

Ohio Officer Accused of "Outing" Undercover Officer Pleads Not Guilty

An officer with the Cincinnati Police Department who is accused of exposing an undercover colleague to the subject of an ongoing investigation pleaded not guilty on Friday.

Ohio Officers Rescue Wheelchair-Bound Residents from Apartment Fire

Several officers with the Euclid (OH) Police Department who were first to respond to a call of an apartment fire are being credited with saving the lives of a number of wheelchair-bound residents.

Ohio Officer Nearly Struck Intentionally by Vehicle in Parking Lot

An officer with the Toledo (OH) Police Department was nearly struck by a vehicle in a shopping mall parking lot on Monday as she was dealing with an alleged parking violation.

Ohio Officer Accused of "Outing" Undercover Investigator

An officer with the Cincinnati Police Department has been arrested and is accused of revealing the identity of an undercover officer who had been in the midst of an investigation of drug dealing and money laundering at a number of area nightclubs.

Terminated Ohio Officer Returning to Duty, Collecting Back Pay

An officer with the Mansfield (OH) Police Department who was terminated in May of last year has been reinstated and will soon return to duty.

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Police Militarization: An Argument in Favor of LBVs, APCs, and 1033

The debate on "militarization" of American law enforcement has deep history. However, the discussion should now turn to the future of public safety in the United States.