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Smiley Among Peace Officer Graduates

3 Feb , 2020  

Members of the 143rd Basic Peace Officer Class received training certificates during a graduation ceremony held Thursday afternoon at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Training Academy. The 39 graduates will assume duties as peace officers for 23 Ohio agencies.

Included in those 39 was Brian K. Smiley of the Richland County Sheriff’s Office. More…

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It Was A Dangerous Fourth Of July On Ohio, Richland County Roads

12 Jul , 2019  

It was a dangerous holiday and weekend in Richland County and across the state over the Fourth of July, according to numbers released this week by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

In fact, the county ranked as the ninth highest statewide in terms of reported incidents (1,252). That includes all manner of incidents in which the Patrol was involved, not just car accidents. More…


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Drive Sober Message Hits Home: Richland In Top 10 Counties For OVIs This Year

27 May , 2019  

During this Memorial Day weekend, the Ohio State Highway Patrol has been highly visible on Ohio’s roadways to promote safety. As part of the Click it or Ticket campaign, troopers are encouraging drivers to wear their safety belts. The campaign began May 13 and will continue through June 2. More…

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Highway Patrol Academy Graduation Includes Locals

29 Apr , 2019  

The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s 165th Academy Class graduated this past week after 26 weeks of intense training.

Included among the graduates was Cody Gullett of Shelby and Calvin Redden of Plymouth. More…