A task force for Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is recommending more training for police and law enforcement before they can be licensed to carry a badge. DeWine believes that Ohio citizens are entitled to the most well trained police that the state can offer. DeWine is absolutely right. The growing trend of outrageous acts by law enforcement across the country could soon become a threat to all citizens. Poorly trained police are not as capable of protecting the community they have been commissioned to serve. In fact, they are much more likely to make wrongful arrests and potentially brutalize citizens. Criminal defense attorneys in Columbus and throughout Ohio are all too familiar with the drawbacks of police that have not received the proper training. Defense lawyers and Ohio citizens should hope that these recommendations reach the ears of someone that can enact legislation to better train the individuals that are supposed to keep us safe. 

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