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.
After Columbus Police officer Joseph Bogard was temporarily relieved of duty for inappropriate comments, his punishment was a written reprimand by the Chief of Police. Now, Bogard has returned to work.
Community activists are following up on demands they made last week about Columbus Police behavior with a protest Monday evening. Disciplining one officer, they say, is not enough to repair lost trust.
Columbus Police officer Joseph Bogard was disciplined this week for comments made after an arrest. A look at Bogard's personnel file reveals the officer got into trouble for coarse language in the past.