Ohio police

Ohio bill lowering police officer minimum age gets support from young officers

BY: - March 24, 2023

Police officer trainees and current law enforcement accentuated the positives of companion bills at the Ohio Statehouse to lower the minimum age to become a police officer from 21 to 18. Pataskala Police Department officer Cami Finley is currently completing her field training in a job she said she felt “called” to as a high […]

GOP state senator urges support of police, opposes defunding

BY: - July 14, 2020

A Republican legislator wants the legislature to stand up for police budgets, while also condemning excessive force done by “the slimmest margins” of police officers around the state. In a resolution offered recently, state Sen. Theresa Gavarone, R-Bowling Green, writes the “just and unbiased enforcement of the rule of law and the protection of the […]


Race is a big factor in Ohio police killings

BY: - June 10, 2020

According to CNN, police shot and killed about 1,000 people in the United States in 2018. Compare this to Germany, where police shot and killed 11 people, Sweden, where police shot and killed six people, the U.K., where police shot and killed three people, and New Zealand, where police shot and killed a whopping one […]