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A statewide standard for Ohio police departments to follow when dealing with mass protests could assist small agencies that don’t have experience in handling such demonstrations and give bigger departments the chance to review procedures, according to the head of the state’s criminal justice services office.
A statewide standard for Ohio police departments to follow when dealing with mass protests could assist small agencies that don't have experience in handling such demonstrations and give bigger departments the chance to review procedures, according to the head of the state's criminal justice services office.
A state board wants to create a unified policy for how Ohio police handle mass protests.
Following a summer of protests across the state, The Ohio Collaborative, a statewide panel that works to improve relations between the police and the community, is working on developing a new standard on dealing with such demonstrations nonviolently and allowing demonstrators to perform their First Amendment rights.
In response to mass protests across the state this summer following the death of George Floyd, an advisory board is looking into setting a standard for how police departments respond in Ohio.
At a time of wrenching division, police officers and those returning from prison share unexpected commonalities that can bring us together. On the surface, these two groups would seem dissimilar, but a groundbreaking Las Vegas program that bridges this divide has caught the attention of both the White House and the governor of Nevada. Perhaps more importantly, it has taken a bite out of crime by reducing re-offending while boosting employment.