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Ginther, Quinlan March With Protestors As Police Union Chief Says Cops Aren't Being Heard

Police brutality protestors were joined in Columbus last night by Mayor Andy Ginther and Police Chief Thomas Quinlan on the sixth consecutive day of demonstrations.  

No instances of violence are reported. Meanwhile,  Columbus Fraternal Order of Police president Keith Ferrell says his members are caught in the crossfire of conversations about police reform, but nobody is talking to the rank and file:

Ferrell says his officers aren't getting the support they need:


Ferrell did not offer reporters any evidence to back up those claims. He says his union is willing to have discussions about the civilian review panel the mayor has proposed. The union has been adamantly opposed to the idea in the past.


Mike Foley joined WCBE in February 2000, coming from WUFT in Gainesville, Florida. Foley has worked in various roles, from producing news and feature stories to engineering Live From Studio A sessions. A series of music features Foley started in 2018 called Music Journeys has grown into a podcast and radio show. He also assists in developing other programs in WCBE's Podcast Experience. Foley hosts The Morning Mix, a weekday music show featuring AAA, Columbus-area and Ohio-based musicians, along with additional artists that inspire him.
Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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