Police departments to add 'safe rooms' in stations


By Elizabeth Gibson
Columbus Dispatch

When Bexley's new police station opens later this year, many visitors might not notice the small room connected to the lobby that typically will have its door ajar.

But the 10-by-10-foot space, and those like it that have been built in other central Ohio cities, is the result of a Reynoldsburg tragedy nearly two decades ago.

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