Action and Collaboration
In Hamilton County, the state of Ohio and across the country, we’re facing a battle against heroin and opiates that threatens the public health, safety and vitality of our communities. In 2014 alone, Hamilton County faced 177 heroin-related deaths, and the Hamilton County Justice Center booked 10,000 users into the jail. Heroin knows no political boundaries, no particular race or ethnicity, and no socioeconomic status.
To combat the heroin and opiate epidemic in Hamilton...
Now that they've served our country, what are we doing to serve our returning veterans?
By Peter Bronson
On the second floor of the Hamilton County Courthouse, behind an ordinary door marked Room 240, something strange happens on Thursdays at 2 p.m. Compared to other courtrooms, it’s over the rainbow and through the looking glass—a buy-the-world-a-Coke, Strawberry Fields utopia where offenders get hugs from the judge and applause from prosecutors, police and visitors.
“You’ve been doing great,” ...