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Rest in Peace Officer Kaia Grant, Springdale Police Department

Police Officer Kaia Grant was killed when she was intentionally struck by a vehicle during a pursuit at 8:30 pm. The pursuit began in a neighboring jurisdiction when officers attempted to stop an armed, suicidal subject. The pursuit proceeded onto … Continue reading

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2020 FOP Fundraising

Individuals wishing to make a contribution to the Lodge may send donations by check payable to F.O.P. Lodge #113, 8005 Sanoma Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45243. Questions regarding memorial donations may be directed to our lodge president, Jim Martin president@fop113.com Donate … Continue reading

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Sanitation of Clothing and Equipment – COVID-19

The basic precaution for preventing transmission of coronavirus COVID-19, and most other viral infections is proper handwashing and avoiding touching your face with your hands. The virus (COVID-19) is stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces, … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 179 – For Safety’s Sake Keep the Front Plate!

Contact Ohio State Senators and ask them to support Senate Bill 179 which will continue requiring two license plates for Ohio vehicles. Testimony by Mike Wineman, Director of Governmental Affairs for the FOP of Ohio included many reasons the FOP … Continue reading

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How much are they paying O.P.E.R.S. staff?

The OPERS Board has voted to renege on the promised COLA that they used to entice law enforcement members to retire prior to January 1, 2013. Their salaries continue to increase, but they have no problem taking thousands of dollars … Continue reading

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Terry Stop on Vehicle Based on Color

On 10/16/19, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of State v Hawkins upholding the constitutionality of a police officer’s Terry vehicle stop based on the car’s color not matching vehicle-registration records. The Ohio Supreme Court ruled … Continue reading

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