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2019
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Police Section

  • Decision pending — Meister won’t be fired

    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.

  • Hearing officer conclusion—Meister violated no policies

    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 decision — No additional discipline for Meister

    According to the Village on Feb. 27, Yellow Springs Police Officer David Meister will not be disciplined after a two-month investigation into his professional behavior on the night of a fatal shooting in the village.

  • UPDATE — Village says Meister won’t be fired

    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.

  • UPDATED: Local police search for missing villager, no trace found in Glen

    The Yellow Springs Police Department is currently investigating a missing persons case involving a local 26-year-old male, Leonid A. Clark, according to a press release today.

  • Coroner rules local death accidental

    The Greene County Coroner has ruled that a local shooting death in the village in December was an accident.

  • Documents pertaining to the 2019 investigation of YSPD Officer Meister

    Documents pertaining to the 2019 investigation of YSPD Officer David Meister

  • Hearing set in Meister disciplinary process

    A pre-disciplinary hearing for Yellow Springs Police Department Officer David Meister has been set for Thursday, Feb. 7.

  • YSPD Officer Meister faces termination

    Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister was presented with a commendation for exceptional service in the line of duty. (News archive photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs Police Officer David Meister faces possible termination after Village administration alleged he may have violated policy by not responding to a fatal shooting in the village last month.

  • Village Police Reports – 2018 highlights

    We appreciate the hard work of the Yellow Springs Police Department throughout the year to keep the community safe. But in the weekly Village Police Reports, there are usually a few items that are “head scratchers.” Here are some of our favorite colorful and unusual items from the past year’s YSPD reports.