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Articles About Yellow Springs Police Department :: Page 3

  • 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.

  • Peaceful ball drop turns ugly

    Police from at least six municipalities and agencies joined Yellow Springs police in a presence downtown on the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop that many villagers found hostile and aggressive. (Photo courtesy of Margaret Kinner Fischer)

    Lance Rudegeair had dropped the New Year’s ball at 12 a.m., and was still up on the ladder when the police car lights began flashing. Then came the sirens. It was 12:08 a.m. The sound was deafening.

  • Third sergeant to be hired by Yellow Springs Police

    The Yellow Springs Police Department will be adding a new sergeant to its ranks, drawn from the officers currently on the force.

  • Village Council— Morris Bean, police ‘overreach‘ are topics

    At their July 5 meeting, Council members heard from villagers concerned about the environmental practices of the local company Morris Bean, and also about the “overreach” of some local police officers.

  • Yellow Springs police officer terminated

    Officer John K. Whittemore was terminated from employement at the Yellow Springs Police Department on July 5.

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