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Fired Columbus Police Vice officers Steven Rosser and Whitney Lancaster have been arrested on federal civil rights charges.

Franklin County Coroner Anahi Ortiz briefed the media on February 26, 2020 on deaths by suicide, drug overdose and homicide.
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Franklin County Coroner Anahi Ortiz announced Wednesday that suicide and homicide deaths have increased 40% from the same period last year, while overdose deaths have gone up by 49%.

Columbus Police Chief Tom Quinlan at a press conference on Feb. 4, 2020.
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After a spate of gun violence in Columbus, Police Chief Tom Quinlan pleaded Tuesday for the public to come forward if they have information about recent shootings.

Miranda Panda and Brittany Walters were arrested at Sirens strip club in Columbus on July 11, 2018, during an appearance by Stormy Daniels.
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The city of Columbus has fired two former Vice Unit officers involved in the arrest of Stormy Daniels.

Columbus Police Chief Tom Quinlan

Jan 14, 2020
Tom Quinlan was selected in December as the new Columbus Police Chief.
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Thomas Quinlan was named police chief of the Columbus Division of Police in December, after nearly a year in an interim role and 30 years on the force.

Tom Quinlan was selected in December as the new Columbus Police Chief.
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Thomas Quinlan will step up to become the next Columbus Police chief. His promotion caps off a nationwide search that considered candidates from outside the department for the first time in city history, but ultimately ended back at the 30-year veteran who's served as interim chief for the last year.

Tom Quinlan (left) and Perry Tarrant (right) at a forum for the finalists of the Columbus Police Chief position.
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The two finalists vying to become Columbus' next police chief answered a range of questions in a Thursday evening forum designed to help the community get a feel for both people.

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The search committee for the next Columbus Police chief announced that its search has come down to two finalists: Columbus Police Interim Chief Tom Quinlan and former Seattle Police Assistant Chief Perry Tarrant.

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The City of Columbus released the names of applicants to the vacant police chief position. Thirty-six people applied to become the next Columbus Police chief.

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Columbus Police Interim Chief Tom Quinlan says he's recommending the firing of officers Steve Rosser and Whitney Lancaster, both of whom were involved in the now-dissolved Vice Unit.

Some of Columbus Police's new therapy dogs.
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Columbus Police are training five therapy dogs and police handlers to provide comfort to victims and witnesses of crime.

In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels attends the opening of the adult entertainment fair 'Venus' in Berlin, Germany.
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Columbus Police have released documents detailing departmental charges against officers involved with an undercover operation that led to Stormy Daniels' arrest at a strip club last year.

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 Police is departmentally charging five former Vice Unit officers over the 2018 arrest of porn star Stormy Daniels.

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Columbus Police Interim Chief Tom Quinlan says he is considering changing a department policy that forbids officers from wearing headscarves.

Police Chief Tom Quinlan announces the division's reorganization.
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The Columbus Division of Police announced an organizational restructuring that went into effect this weekend, including a replacement for the disbanded Vice Unit.

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