Mary Alice Reporting – Implementation of standards has been achieved by a local sheriff’s office.

The process of certifying law enforcement agencies in Ohio is a way to ensure they are in compliance with state standards, which were first developed and established by the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board.

Today, the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services announced that the Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office adopted and implements these standards.

The goal of the standards is part of the state’s efforts to strengthen relations between the police and the community.

Currently, 471 agencies have achieved certification and 112 are still in the process.

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