In its assertion on the episode, the Freeway Patrol stated: “This case stays underneath investigation and the Patrol is unable to supply any additional particulars presently.”
Officer Speakman didn’t reply instantly to messages left at numbers listed underneath his title. The Ohio Patrolmen’s Benevolent Affiliation stated in an announcement that its senior counsel was representing Officer Speakman and that it was awaiting the outcomes of the Metropolis of Circleville’s investigation.
The affiliation stated it was “dedicated to due course of” for its members and the general public. It stated it will not remark additional till the investigation had been accomplished.
Mr. Rose declined to touch upon Tuesday. Talking to The Columbus Dispatch final week, he declined to speak about why he had not initially stopped the truck. He added, “I’m simply glad that it was recorded. What you noticed is what just about occurred.”
Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican, informed reporters on Tuesday that the episode “ought to be a lesson, a wake-up name to everybody, that police coaching within the state of Ohio is just not equal,” The Related Press reported.
Mr. DeWine stated that he deliberate to suggest a “scenario-based coaching facility” and would search everlasting funding for it in order that departments of all sizes may use it, The A.P. reported. He stated that smaller police departments could lack the assets for such coaching.
Kirsten Noyes contributed analysis.