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Police Section :: Page 2

  • Merrick brothers indicted— Death sentence a possibility

    A Greene County Grand Jury has returned indictments of aggravated murder, murder, aggravated burglary, felonious assault and tampering with evidence against the two brothers charged with the killings of two local residents on Jan. 15.

  • Youth engaging in police issue

    Yellow Springs High School government teacher Kevin Lydy found a “teachable moment” in the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop controversy between police and citizens. His students spent several weeks researching ways to improve relations between the community and police, then delivered recommendations to Council. They also spoke with Village officials, including here Clerk of Council Judy Kintner, who described the workings of local government. (submitted photo by Kevin Lydy)

    At the beginning of this year, Yellow Springs High School teacher Kevin Lydy was steering his government class to a hands-on focus on state government.

  • How are our local police officers trained?

    Beginning in April, villagers may see an Antioch College student or a local resident taking a walk around town beside a Yellow Springs police officer. But look closely. The man or woman in blue is the one being escorted.

  • Police created ‘volatile’ situation on New Year’s Eve, report concludes

    The independent investigation of police and citizens following the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop incident holds local police responsible for creating a ’volatile and unsafe situation.’

  • Police seek help on sign vandalism

    Yellow Springs police seek information on the recent vandalization of 27 local stop signs.

  • Who’s who at the Yellow Springs PD

    This installment in the “People and Police” series presents a more personal look at the officers who serve in the 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?

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