The State of Ohio Law Enforcement Virtual Exchange (SOLVE) was born out of Governor DeWine’s RecoveryOhio plan and supports RecoveryOhio recommendations #28 - Expanding Law Enforcement’s Role; #56 - Decreasing the Supply of Drugs; and #73 - Data Coordination and Sharing and Care Coordination.
In 2019, DPS convened the Ohio Task Force Commanders Association (OTFCA) to identify Ohio law enforcement data sharing needs and challenges. OTFCA collected requirements and processed feedback for the development of the new statewide data sharing system.
SOLVE is a statewide data-sharing platform for Ohio’s drug task forces and law enforcement agencies. SOLVE includes a case management system, a community collaboration page, and data sharing. Data analytics is a future prospect. SOLVE connects the disparate information from across agency platforms into a statewide system and allow the data to be analyzed for actionable intelligence. SOLVE features real-time data sharing, robust searching, reports, and crime prediction. The system also assists law enforcement with identifying connections and networks among criminals, and integrates with state and federal systems.
For more information, email: SOLVE@dps.ohio.gov