Last month¬†the Cincinnati Enquirer highlighted the growing tension between local law enforcement officials and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office over the AG‚Äôs plan to replace the¬†local crime lab in Hamilton County with a new, state-run¬†crime lab in Butler County.
Local law enforcement leaders and the county coroner complained that Mike DeWine¬†had not included them in these discussions. ¬†Emails obtained by Plunderbund confirm this account.
The emails show that county administrators and¬†the AG’s¬†office spent months discussing¬†plans for a regional crime lab in Southwest Ohio without ever consulting¬†local law enforcement, who use the crime lab every day, or the county […]Full Story... →
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