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Five who died in line of duty in 2021 honored at Ohio Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, members of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission and law enforcement officers from throughout the state gathered today to pay special tribute to the five Ohio peace officers lost in the line of duty last year.


Delaware Police Chief Named Assistant Superintendent of Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the hiring of Delaware Police Chief Bruce Pijanowski as the assistant superintendent of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) beginning Monday, May 23, 2022. 


AG Yost Secures $5 Million for Ohioans Deceived by TurboTax

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has secured $5 million for Ohio consumers who were deceived by the maker of TurboTax software into paying for tax services that should have been free.


Attorney General Honors Canton Student Finalists in ‘Do the Write Thing’ Program on Impact of Violence

The scenario that middle-school student Alex Ketchum describes in his essay is chilling because it’s all too possible.


Attorney General Honors Zanesville Student Finalists in ‘Do the Write Thing’ Program on Impact of Violence

Zanesville Middle School student MaCaila Thompson knows what it’s like to be a victim of mental abuse.


On Earth Day, AG Yost Showcases Successes of Environmental Team in Special Report

Mention the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, and many Ohioans are likely to think of its consumer protection efforts, the fight to stop the illegal drug trade and human trafficking, high-profile lawsuits against those who fueled the opioid crisis or the crime-fighting expertise of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.


AG Yost’s Statement on “Conscience Clause” Lawsuit

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement on the City of Columbus’ lawsuit regarding the “Conscience Clause.” 


Warning Issued for Emerging Synthetic Opioid in Ohio

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is warning Ohioans of the increased prevalence of nitazenes, a group of dangerous synthetic opioids that can be up to 40 times more potent than fentanyl.


Attorney General Yost Opens Application Process for Drug Use Prevention Grants for Next School Year

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is accepting applications for $2.66 million in grant funding for local law enforcement agencies to provide drug use prevention programming to schools during the 2022-23 academic year.


AG Yost Honors Springfield Student Finalists in ‘Do the Write Thing’ Challenge on Impact of Violence

“I’ve seen my mom’s face beaten black and blue by my father, and her other boyfriends,” recounted Jada Crockran, a student at Schaefer Middle School. “Guns have been pulled on me and my mother due to her drunken words. These are just a few violent acts I’ve seen and experienced.”

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