(Chillicothe, Ohio) – The Ohio Narcotics Intelligence Center (ONIC), RecoveryOhio, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) joined nearly a dozen law enforcement and treatment agencies in Ross County this week to conduct the state’s fourth coordinated drug/outreach saturation event.
The two-day Operation Bridging Recovery and Interdiction Data Gathering Enforcement (BRIDGE) event was aimed at removing drugs and drug traffickers from the streets as well as connecting individuals with substance use disorder to help and treatment.… Read full story
WASHINGTON — The IRS is accepting applications for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grant, which allows eligible organizations to apply for annual funding to provide free federal tax return preparation assistance for up to three years.… Read full story
ODNR’s state parks earn acclaim as one of the best park systems in the country.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State Parks are going for the gold! The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has been selected as a finalist for the 2023 Gold Medal Award from the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).… Read full story
WASHINGTON –The Bureau of Justice Statistics is announcing the release of Recidivism of Females Released from State Prison, 2012–2017. During the 5 years after their release in 2012, more than half of females (55%, compared to 66% of males) who were serving time for a violent offense were arrested for another offense, while more than a third (38%, compared to 49% of males) had a new conviction for any offense, and about a fourth (27%, compared to 43% of males) were returned to prison.… Read full story
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the third week of the third quarter for fiscal year 2023 showing consistent or improved delivery performance across all mail categories. The average time for the Postal Service to deliver a mailpiece or package across the nation remained at just 2.5 days.… Read full story