Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announce a proposal to direct hundreds of millions of dollars in grant funding to law enforcement and other first-responder agencies to combat violent crime, recruit the next generation of first responders, and enhance wellness resources specifically for peace officers, firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, and others.
The Governor and Lt. Governor make the announcement alongside representatives from the Ohio General Assembly, Buckeye State Sheriffs' Association (BSSA), Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police, Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio Prosecutor's Association, Ohio Fire Chiefs' Association, Ohio Emergency Management Agency, Ohio Fire Marshal's Office, City of Middletown, and City of Findlay.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine
Lt. Governor Jon Husted
Hardin County Sheriff Keith Everhart, outgoing BSSA president
Lorain County Sheriff Phil Stammitti, incoming BSSA president
Findlay Mayor Christina Muryn