Richland County Shows Appreciation For Law Enforcement

  • 8/13/2019 5:21:35 PM
  • Jesse Smith
  • Local News

ONTARIO, OH - The fourth annual Richland County Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was held on Tuesday at O'Charley's restaurant on Lexington-Springmill Road, and featured police units from all over Richland County as well as other areas such as Crawford and Ashland.

Despite the threat of rain, event coordinators pressed on with the festivities, allowing members of the public to appreciate what law enforcement agencies do to keep communities safe. Several units that appeared at the event included SWAT Teams, Bomb Squads, and State Highway Patrol Troopers.

According to event organizer Jeff Rickel, the Law Enforcement Appreciation Day event was created to help keep morale high and to show support for those who protect and serve each and every day.

The event continued into the evening with several demonstrations such as K-9 training and Bomb Squad tactics, among others. For more information or to stay up-to-date, visit the event page on Facebook.

More Local News

Our top stories from around the area
  • Mansfield Doctor Indicted In Federal Court On Drug Charges

    • 8/15/2019 7:19:17 PM
    • WMFD Digital Team
    • Local News

    A Mansfield physician was indicted in federal court for allegedly leading a conspiracy in which he is accused of illegally prescribing tens of thousands of doses of painkillers and other controlled substances, including oxycodone, hydrocodone, methadone and fentanyl, and providing them to another man who sold the drugs.

  • Mansfield JamFest Ready To Rock Out At The Fairgrounds

    • 8/15/2019 4:21:24 PM
    • WMFD Digital Team
    • Local News

    Mansfield Jamfest: Bluegrass and Country Music Festival at the Richland County Fairgrounds is ready to rock out once again for the third year in a row, running Tuesday, August 20th through Saturday, August 24th.

Local News

More stories from around the area
WMFD.com - Mansfield and North Central Ohio News Sports and Weather