Stories tagged with: Crime and Violence Committee

May 28, 2014 - 7:22pm
13 weeks 1 day ago

Members of the Zanesville Crime and Violence Committee met Wednesday night to talk about current problems facing the city.

Several area citizens also came forward to address their concerns.  The most common topic of discussion was prostitution, particularly in the area of Ridge Avenue.  Multiple complaints were made about the prostitutes lingering on corners and Johns driving by several times throughout the night.  Zanesville Police Chief Kenneth Miller said it...

April 23, 2014 - 6:36pm
18 weeks 2 days ago

The Crime and Violence Committee met at City Hall this afternoon to discuss what is being done to make the Zanesville community more safe.

Public Safety Director Fred Buck and Chief of Police Kenneth Miller addressed questions from the committee on the status of shooting and drug investigations. Chief Miller also informed the committee on updates to police equipment and computers.

"This is something I went to council for a month or so ago, just updating the...

March 13, 2012 - 6:10pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

Members of the city's Crime and Violence Committee discussed new initiatives to combat crime in Zanesville.

Zanesville Police Chief Eric Lambes reported that 4 new officers are in the hiring process for the city, and told committee members that plans to re-open part of the City Jail are underway.

According to Lambes the backlog of prisoners waiting to serve jail sentences is close to 150, and re-opening the second floor of the jail will be a deterrent to those who commit crime....

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