Author: James Kosmatka, Author at ACLU of Ohio

  • 06.20.17

    Nothing Gained from Painesville Policy 413

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    The recent introduction of Painesville Police Department Policy 413 has left many wondering what Chief Powalie hopes to gain by involving his department with enforcement of federal immigration laws.

    At a public meeting on March 15 at Perry Library, Chief Powalie said his department would not initiate contact with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) when encountering undocumented immigrants.