Kasich's Police Standards Advisory Board Meets
An advisory board charged with drafting statewide uniform standards for police use of deadly force met for the first time Wednesday. Gov. John Kasich created the board after a series of fatal police shootings. The group released a report earlier this year.
Twelve-year-old Tamir Rice was killed by police in Cleveland, and 22-year-old John Crawford died when he was shot by police in a Beavercreek Wal-Mart. Currently, Ohio has no uniform deadly-force standards, but it will by early September.
Carlton Moore of the Ohio Department of Public Safety says a cross-section of law enforcement and community leaders is working to ensure the safety of every Ohioan.
"The goal is to really bring law enforcement and the community together. So our goal is, at the end of the day, both our community people and our law enforcement are safe and they all get to go home," he said.
The board also will create standards for hiring and recruiting law enforcement officers. They release the new standards Sept. 3.