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Articles About Yellow Springs Police Department

  • Village Council—Interim police chief is sworn in

    At Council’s Feb. 6 meeting, Mayor David Foubert swore in Brian Carlson as the new Yellow Springs Interim Police Chief. (Submitted photo by Brian Housh)

    Interim Police Chief Brian Carlson was sworn in to his new job at Village Council’s Feb. 6 meeting, amidst statements of support from both Council and community members.

  • Murder case advances to grand jury

    The brothers charged with the Jan. 15 murders of William “Skip” Brown and Sherri Mendenhall appeared at a preliminary hearing at the Xenia Municipal Court on Thursday.

  • New Year’s Eve investigation not yet complete

    At a special meeting tonight called to hear the final report of an independent investigation into the New Year's Eve Ball Drop tensions between villagers and police, shown above, Investigator David Williamson said the investigation is not yet finished. (Submitted photo by Margaret Kinner Fisher)

    At a special Council meeting called to present the final report of the independent investigation into the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop incident, investigator David Williamson said the report is not yet finished.

  • What sort of policing do we want?

    What do Yellow Springers mean when they say they want community policing?

  • New details in double murder case

    The two brothers arrested last week in connection with the murders of William “Skip” Brown and Sherri Mendenhall have been identified as family members of one of the victims.

  • Yellow Springs Police Department’s Carlson named as interim chief

    Officer Brian Carlson, a six-year veteran of the Yellow Springs police department, was named interim police chief on Monday, Jan. 23. He fills the vacancy left by former Chief David Hale, who resigned three weeks ago following the events of the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    There’s a new — but friendly and familiar — face in the police chief’s office at 100 Dayton St.

  • Attorneys for David Carlson finish case review

    Attorneys for David Carlson, who was charged with a felony following the aftermath of the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop, stated that they have completed their investigation into the case, and concluded Carlson is not guilty.

  • Village Council— Policing issues dominate Council

    The fractious aftermath of the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop dominated Village Council’s Jan. 17 meeting, with both Village leaders and community members presenting initiatives for helping to better relations between villagers and local police.

  • A closer look at taser use

    What role do tasers play in local policing? What role should they play? Is the device, typically classified as a “less-lethal weapon,” misused by Yellow Springs police? How did tasers figure into the clash with villagers at the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop?

  • Sheriff seeks help from community in double murder

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer announced at 7:30 p.m. this evening that two bodies were found at 4444 East Enon Road, although names were not released. Photo by Dylan Taylor Lehman

    The Greene County Sheriff’s Department is seeking help from villagers in solving the murders of Skip Brown and Sherri Mendenhall, who were shot and killed on Sunday.

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