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OPOTA News April 2015

New OPOTC SMG/M16/M4 Qualification Course of Fire

This qualification course is to be used with the attached RQT-2 target.  Beginning immediately, law enforcement agencies may use this course of fire and target as an alternative to the current standard.  The use of the course of fire and target will be mandatory for all Ohio law enforcement agencies beginning January 1, 2016.


Attorney General's Advisory Group on Law Enforcement Training Issues Report

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine appointed the 16-member group in December to examine how Ohio trains its law enforcement officers and make suggestions for improvement.


Ohio's Task Force on Community and Police Relations Issues Report - April 30 Email to Law Enforcement Administrators

In an associated effort, Governor Kasich released the report of the recommendations of Ohio’s Task Force on Community and Police Relations and a related executive order, yesterday afternoon