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CDP Overtime During Protests Cost Nearly Two Million Dollars

No arrests or property damage are reported out of the 13th consecutive day of police brutatlity protests in Columbus Tuesday.

The number of protesters was noticeably smaller than those seen at the Statehouse over the past two weeks. Public records show police have spent 1.9  million dollars on officer overtime. Officers were taken off their regular patrols to help try and control the crowd. 

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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