Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
The Columbus Dispatch, July 28
A recent Ohio appeals-court ruling that cruiser dash-camera videos are confidential "investigatory materials," rather than open public records, threatens Ohioans' ability to monitor police and defend against abuse.
This decision is no favor to law-enforcement officers, either. They often rely upon these videos to prove they behaved professionally and even heroically under difficult circumstances.