Columbus Police

Mayor Ginther speaking about Safe Streets at the Reeb Center on Columbus' South Side
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Columbus' Safe Streets program began in the Linden neighborhood last year, and its success prompted expansion to the Parson’s corridor and the Hilltop. But the latest results are not as promising as the pilot.

Columbus police officer struggle to subdue Timothy Davis during a September 1 arrest.
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The Columbus Police officers who punched, kicked and used a Taser on Timothy Davis last year were cleared after an internal police investigation, according to department spokesperson Denise Alex-Bouzounis.

Stormy Daniels speaks during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclamation and Key to the City on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in West Hollywood, Calif.
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Stormy Daniels’ co-defendants Miranda Panda and Brittany Walters filed a lawsuit in federal district court Tuesday morning alleging Columbus Police Vice Unit officers wrongfully arrested them in July.

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The FBI has searched the home of Columbus Police vice detective Andrew Mitchell under investigation for misconduct. The search stems from a complaint made against Mitchell one week before he killed a woman inside his unmarked car.

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Chief Kim Jacobs has requested the help of the FBI in investigating Columbus Police’s vice unit.

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Over 50 Columbus Police officers visited Washington, D.C. this week for lessons and workshops on human rights conflicts.

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The FBI and local prosecutors announced on Thursday that a federal grand jury indicted a former Franklin Township police officer on two charges stemming from use of excessive force.

a funeral service card bearing the likeness of Tyre King, carried by a mourner outside the First Church of God in Columbus on September 24, 2016.
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On the second anniversary of his death, Tyre King’s family has filed suit against the city of Columbus, chief of police Kim Jacobs and Officer Bryan Mason.

Officer Mason shot and killed King in an Olde Towne East alley while investigating a robbery in September 2016.

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Columbus will expand a program aimed at improving the city's response to homicides. The Violent Crime Review Group will begin working in the Hilltop neighborhood.

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Columbus Police announced Thursday that it will "pause" all but the most important Vice Unit cases while it conducts an internal review.

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SURJ Columbus is helping host a rally and vigil Thursday night for a woman fatally shot by a Columbus Police officer last week.

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Columbus Public Safety Director has cleared an African-American police officer of three allegations of misconduct.


A Columbus woman is dead after police say her grandfather shot her though the window of their Driving Park home.

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A 28-year-old man was killed in a confrontation with Columbus Police on Thursday afternoon in Northland. An officer was also wounded in the exchange.

Stormy Daniels speaks during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclamation and Key to the City on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in West Hollywood, Calif.
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Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein says he’s willing to reopen old cases and potentially erase the convictions of people under a state law meant to limit touching in strip clubs.