Articles About Yellow Springs Police Department
Crew members of Miami Township Fire-Rescue are responding to more emergency calls than ever before, according to statistics recently released by the department.
In the last two weeks of May alone, Miami Township Fire-Rescue crews responded to 40 calls for emergency medical service and 15 reports of fire. When a call comes in, local first responders never know exactly what they might find when they arrive. The result is that the work is physically demanding and emotionally taxing.
At its regular meeting on Monday, June 3, Village Council renewed the contract of Yellow Springs Police Chief Brian Carlson for another year.
A body found Friday afternoon, April 12, in Glen Helen Nature Preserve has been identified by authorities as missing Yellow Springs resident Leonid “Lonya” Clark.
In addition to the awarding of several commendations at Council’s March 18 regular meeting, several developments related to local policing were announced.
Last week, Village Manager Patti Bates confirmed that Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister won’t be fired at the conclusion of the recent internal investigation into his professional behavior.
Local policing was once again a significant topic of discussion at Council’s regular meeting on Monday, Feb. 18.
In a decision released Wednesday, Feb. 20, pre-disciplinary hearing officer Jeffrey Hazlett concluded that Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister did not violate any police department policies by not responding to a shooting in the village in early December.
Any new surveillance technology the Yellow Springs Police Department or other municipal agency wants to use must first be approved by Council at a public hearing.
Officer Richard Neel resigned Monday, Oct. 1, from the Yellow Springs Police Department after seven months on the force.