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Deters Calls For Use Of Firing Squads Instead Of Lethal Injections

Republican Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters is frustrated with death penalty appeals, so he wants to use firing squads to execute condemned criminals.  

The former state treasurer says it would slience critics of Ohio's lethal injection protocol.  Utah is the only state that uses firing squads. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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