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Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant FY2016 Request for Proposals

STOP Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) FY2016 Request for Proposals

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Four local departments certified in Ohio’s new 'deadly force' standards
Ohio Awards Certification to Fairfield and Mentor on the Lake for Adopting New Police Standards
OCJS will host free Grant Writing training sessions throughout 2016. The trainings will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Department of Public Safety 1970 W. Broad St. Columbus. Two dates – April 27 and August 15 – have been scheduled at this time. To register, click here.
New campaign aims to bridge gap between law enforcement, community members
More than 100 Law Enforcement Agencies Apply for Police Standards Certification
Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board to Meet April 18
Ohio Awards Certification to Broadview Heights P.D. for Adopting New Police Standards
Ohio Awards Certification to New Knoxville for Adopting New Police Standards

Ohio Awards Certification to Shawnee Hills P.D. for Adopting New Police Standards

Ohio Awards Certification to Medina County Sheriff’s Office for Adopting New Police Standards
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 10-16 is Crime Victims’ Rights Week
Check out the latest episode of “This is Real Life,” where you will hear the moments immediately following a crash involving a distracted driver.
A brief overview of current news and updates on Ohio’s anti-trafficking movement.
State agencies urge local officials to have heroin medication on hand.
Kent State's School of Communication Studies to Host Panel on Human Trafficking
Canton police see success with community policing
Targeted interventions might cut Ohio fentanyl deaths, CDC suggests
Truckers Get Trained to Put the Brakes on Human Trafficking
Ohio Awards Certification to Ansonia P.D. and Sidney P.D. for adopting new police standards
Motorcycle Ohio Changes Curriculum Source and Brings Motorcycle Training Program In-house
The Ohio Community-Police Relations Grant Program solicitation March 31 deadline is fast approaching. For application and eligibility details please review the solicitation.
A Local Perspective on Human Trafficking
Ohio State Highway Patrol participates in Tri-State Human Trafficking Initiative
Ohio Awards First Certifications to Four Law Enforcement Agencies Adopting New Police Standards
Organizations merge to fight human trafficking
Task Force releases human trafficking news for State of Ohio
Ohio attorney general extends naloxone rebate to fight heroin, fentanyl
Agencies Can Now Apply for up to $30,000 in Community-Police Relations Grants