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POLICE BEAT ARTICLE – Fall 2017

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POLICE BEAT ARTICLE By:  Joseph Hegedus, Esq. A recent case that caught my eye seemed worth sharing. This case was decided on June 8, 2017 by the Cuyahoga County Court of Appeals.  The case is captioned, City of Cleveland v. Mun. Foreman & Laborers’ Union Local 1099, 2017-Ohio-4188, and it concerns, inter alia, the [...]

INSIDE INFORMATION – Fall 2017

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Ashland   Jerry Bloodhart was promoted to Lieutenant on 4/21/2017. Garry Alting was promoted to Lieutenant on 2/17/2017.   Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office   Michael E. Peterson was promoted to Lieutenant on 5/1/2017.   Austintown Township   The department is excited to welcome the new employees from Mahoning County 911 from our recent consolidation. [...]

In Memoriam – Fall 2017

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Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends of the following OPBA members who have recently passed away Cuyahoga County Corrections Officer Maurice Brown; Retired member Allan Selva; Patrolman Scott L. Dillon, MetroHealth; Phillip Adrine, retired Cuyahoga County (photo on CD);

DID NOT SEE THAT ONE COMING

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DID NOT SEE THAT ONE COMING By: George Gerken, Esq. Wednesday, July 26th, was a perfect summer day for the opening of the Ohio State Fair. With the thought of the great carnival food and shorter lines, my wife, and I took our college son, his girlfriend and two granddaughters to the fair. Everyone [...]

Searches

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Searches Pulling over a vehicle for a moving violation or suspicious activity can be complicated, especially if an officer determines a search needs to be initiated. The same is true when an officer stops a person on the street. There are many things an officer needs to remember while conducting a warrantless search, in [...]

Retirees’ Corner – Summer 2017

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Retirees’ Corner Amherst   John Robert Balog retired as a Detective on 6/7/2017 with 34 years of service.  John has been in the Detective Bureau for 10 years.  John had served as a school resource officer for several years too.  John “Popey” Balog has greatly contributed to the success of the Amherst Police Department.  [...]

Message from the Executive Director – Summer 2017

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Message from the Executive Director The assault and killing of Police Officers continues nationwide and unfortunately Ohio has recently been involved in bloodshed.  As many of you may know Chief of Police Steven Eric DiSario from the Kirkersville Police Department was shot and killed in the line of duty on May 12th.  OPBA members [...]

2017 Meeting Calendar

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2017 MEETING CALENDAR BOARD OF DIRECTORS Meetings will be held on the following Thursdays:   September 7, 2017 November 2, 2017   Letters will be sent to directors and alternate directors confirming meeting location.  Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.     ………………………………………………………………………………………………………   GENERAL MEMBERSHIP Meetings will be held on the following Thursdays:   [...]

CREATIVE SETTLEMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR A NEW CONTRACT

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CREATIVE SETTLEMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR A NEW CONTRACT Max Rieker, Esq. May, 2017   Earlier this year my colleague Joe Hegedus thoroughly outlined Ohio’s statutory Factfinding and Conciliation process in this publication.  It is important for OPBA members to have a good understanding of this process because the OPBA utilizes Factfinding and Conciliation with a [...]