Zachary Rosen

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Columbus Division of Police has reinstated Officer Zachary Rosen, who was fired by the city of Columbus in July for using "unreasonable" force. 

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This story originally ran on October 9, 2017, before Officer Zachary Rosen was rehired. The story has been updated.

Zachary Rosen was fired from the Columbus Division of Police in July for kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head, an incident caught on video and which Mayor Andrew Ginther called “unacceptable and inconsistent with our values as a community.” 

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The Columbus branch of the Fraternal Order of Police unanimously approved a vote of "no confidence" in Mayor Andrew Ginther, Public Safety Director Ned Pettus, and City Council president Zach Klein. 

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The City of Columbus has fired Columbus Police officer Zachary Rosen, according to the local branch of the Fraternal Order of Police. 

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The Columbus police chief has recommended a three-day suspension for officer Zachary Rosen, who was placed on non-patrol duty after appearing to kick a restrained suspect in the head in April.

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An investigation by the Columbus Police found that the kicking of a handcuffed suspect by officer Zachary Rosen was "outside of policy" and "unreasonable."

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As Columbus Police officer Zachary Rosen remains on non-patrol duties, a look at his history with the department reveals both accolades and previous controversies over recordings and use of force.

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Officer Zachary Rosen remains on non-patrol duties as Columbus Police and city leaders investigate circumstances surrounding a video showing Rosen kicking a suspect.

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A Columbus Police officer has been reassigned to nonepatrol duty indefinitely following investigations of an incident caught on camera. The cell phone video shows the officer kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head.