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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

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Retirees’ Corner – Fall 2017

Retiree News|

Retirees’ Corner Amherst   Troy A. Donaldson retired as a Sergeant on 4/1/2017 with 18 years of service.   Ashland   Steven A. Hoover retired as a Lieutenant on 4/29/2017 with 33 years of service.  (picture enclosed) Bellefontaine   Roger L. Hager retired as a Police Officer on 5/16/2017 with 24 years of service.  [...]

Reasons to Be Optimistic About Your Pension Funds

Pension News|

REASONS TO BE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT YOUR PENSION FUNDS by S. Randall Weltman, Esq.   Back in February the authors of a George Mason University research note examined Ohio's public pension plans and concluded that they faced a future funding crisis and that "the chance of Ohio pensions being above water 20 years from now [...]

Defining Insubordination

Police Beat|

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

Inside Information|

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

In Memoriam|

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

News|

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

Retiree News|

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.  [...]