(4-22-21) Governor Mike DeWine says the Ohio Community Police Collaborative has established a uniform standard for law enforcement to deal with mass protests. There will be legislation that could create a peace officer oversight board that could suspend an officer’s license and would require an independent investigation into critical incidents to promote public confidence in the end results.
State agencies like the Ohio State Highway Patrol have already eliminated chokeholds to restrain people and troopers will soon be getting body cameras to add to the dash camera footage they are already recording.
About the Collaborative
Ohio has been determinedly working to improve community-police relations and find solutions to the tensions and concerns between community members and the police that serve them. On this web site, you will find where the Task Force has been and where the Ohio Collaborative is going as we work to create a model that works and we can pass along to others. Learn how it all began