Police Section :: Page 7

  • Villagers query chiefs-to-be

    If he is appointed police chief, candidate Tony Pettiford said he will work alongside his officers and be actively involved in the day-to-day policing of the community. If he is named police chief, candidate Art Scott said he will make sure officers and staff receive the training they need to be a top-notch police department.

  • Village police to bulk up slim staff

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    The Yellow Springs Police Department typically fields a team of eight full-time and a half dozen part-time officers. Currently, there are six full-time officers and less than three active part-time officers, many of whom are being stretched to their limit and are often asked to cover shifts alone.

  • Police chief search narrows

    In its search for a permanent chief of police, the Village of Yellow Springs has narrowed its options to three candidates, including current Interim Chief Arthur Scott, Central State University Police Chief Anthony Pettiford, and John Milstead, security manager for Dayton Metro Libraries. The Village is currently scheduling visits to the village for each of the candidates and will host a public forum with each of the candidates on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Bryan Center.

  • Village narrows search for police chief

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    The Village is getting closer to choosing its new police chief.

  • Officer chooses retirement

    Sergeant Tom Jones

    Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Tom Jones retired from the force last week, several days before an internal hearing focused on his conduct was scheduled to take place.

  • Task force targets drugs

    Last year two drug-related arrests in a single incident were made in Yellow Springs by the ACE Task Force, the Greene County agency that fights drug-related crimes at a multijurisdictional level.

  • Open house slated

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    The Yellow Springs police department will hold an open house tonight, Wednesday, May 16, 6-8 p.m.

  • Temporary chief doesn’t take to retirement

    Former Beavercreek Police Chief Art Scott has come out of retirement (for the second time) to take the position of interim Yellow Springs police chief, following the retirement last week of John Grote. Scott anticipates that his interim position will last three to six months, and he has not yet decided whether to apply for the permanent position. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Yellow Springs Interim Police Chief Arthur Scott tried retirement, but it didn’t take. So instead he decided to go to Afghanistan. When he returned to the United States, he was ready to dive into the work world again.

  • Students think Police Chief Grote is “awesome like a possum”

    Chef Grote gets a Mills Lawn School farewell (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Mills Lawn students bid Police Chief John Grote farewell yesterday on the occasion of his retirement from the force this month.

  • Police apprehend local bank robbers

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    Yellow Springs police pursued and arrested three Springfield suspects who attempted to rob Wesbanco in Yellow Springs this morning.

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