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Articles About Yellow Springs Police Department :: Page 2
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.
Village Council’s Monday, Jan. 22, meeting was standing room only as more than 50 villagers pressed into Council chambers. Many had come to voice their support for Officer David Meister.
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.
Local affordable housing developer Home, Inc. can help the Village meet its housing goals, according to a funding pitch made by Home, Inc.’s board and staff at Village Council’s Sept. 17 meeting.
On Monday, Oct. 1, Officer Richard Neel resigned from the Yellow Springs Police Department after seven months on the force.
Last week the Yellow Springs school board accepted the resignation of Yellow Springs High School/McKinney Middle School Principal Tim Krier, effective next spring.
On Monday, Aug. 27, Yellow Springs Police Officer David Meister was officially disciplined by Village Manager Patti Bates.
As police departments across the country increasingly adopt new surveillance technologies, communities such as Yellow Springs need to figure out ways to protect the civil liberties and privacy rights of residents from their use.