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Two women arrested with adult film actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club have sued Columbus vice detectives claiming the officers conspired to retaliate against Daniels for her sex allegations concerning Donald Trump before he became president. 

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Columbus police officials have 'paused' the operations of the vice squad for the next four weeks to conduct an internal review. 

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Columbus Safety Director Ned Pettus says police officials failed to prove their charges against Lieutenant Melissa McFadden, who is suing the city. 

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The Columbus Division of Police and Chief Kim Jacobs are defendants in two federal lawsuits alleging racial discrimination within the agency. 

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Columbus Safety Director Ned Pettus has upheld police chief Kim Jacobs' recommendation to fire the officer accused of soliticiting prostitutes while on duty. 

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The Columbus City Attorney's office says a special prosecutor will be hired to determine whether the statute of limitations has expired for investigating allegations a white Columbus police commander improperly put emails about potential sexual abuse of a dozen black children in his junk folder. 

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Porn star Stormy Daniels performed early this morning at another Columbus strip club, a day after police arrested her at a different club. 

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The Columbus police lieutenant who was recommended for termination by the chief has filed a lawsuit against the division. 

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs is recommending the city's safety director dismiss a police lieutenant. 

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Columbus officials Tuesday provided an update on the city's comprehensive safety strategy

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A Muslim Columbus police officer has been tapped to bridge gaps between law enforcement and the city's growing immigrant population. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther says the city will hire an additional thirty police officers on top of the seventy hires scheduled this year.

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The Columbus Civil Service Commission has revised job descriptions to allow candidates from outside of the city to apply for the positions of police chief and fire chief. 

Two more fatal shootings on Wednesday bring Columbus' homicide rate for the year to 133.

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Another murder  on Monday brings Columbus' homicide total for the year to 130.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther Tuesday released his 2018 municipal budget proposal.

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Columbus officials, including the Mayor, Police Chief and Safety Director, have been holding neighborhood roundtables over the last month to develop ways to improve police-community relations and reduce crime.

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A Columbus police officer has been relieved of duty pending investigation of comments he made to other officers about how he would have choked a suspect who resisted arrest.

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A cellphone video of a violent arrest by white Columbus police officers of a black man in early September prompted more than two-dozen people to stage a protest at last night's Columbus City Council meeting.

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A Columbus Scioto High School student has been charged with improperly discharging a firearm in a school safety zone. 

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio has filed a lawsuit against Columbus Police and the city, alleging officers used excessive force on demonstrators protesting President Trump’s travel ban on January 30th outside of the Statehouse.

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Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs posted a video on social media Tuesday addressing the arrests last week at Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman's Columbus office.

An arbitrator has ordered the Columbus Division of Police to re-hire the white sergeant accused of using racial slurs and threatening to kill two black officers.

Dozens of protestors interrupted a Columbus City Council community meeting last night, calling for the firing of Columbus Police Officer Zachary Rosen, who recently was captured on video  kicking a suspect in the head.

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The local activist group called the People’s Justice Project has called for Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs to be fired.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther and Police Chief Kim Jacobs spoke to the media this afternoon regarding the reassignment of an officer shown kicking a suspect in the head. 

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Columbus technology department officials say they are upgrading procedures to ensure police videos are not accidentally deleted in the future.

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Columbus police are investigating what the police chief calls an employee's accidental deletion of 100 thousand dashboard camera video files. 

The City of Columbus will pay a man 50 thousand dollars to settle his lawsuit against police for wrongful arrest and excessive use of force.

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A growing number of women are heading police departments in the United States.

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