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Our mission is to save lives, reduce injuries and economic loss, administer Ohio's motor vehicle laws and preserve the safety and wellbeing of all citizens.
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$175 million in ARPA funds will support the work of state and local law enforcement to prevent and solve crimes in communities that have experienced an increase in or faced difficulties with combatting violence during the pandemic. ARPA funding ends Dec. 31, 2024.
First responders face an increased risk of experiencing behavioral health issues including mental illness and substance abuse disorders. Fear of being seen as weak or not up to the job of a first responder keeps many from seeking help. Responders can build their resilience by increasing awareness about risk factors and warning signs, talking with each other, and using healthy coping strategies.