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Columbus voters in November approved an amendment to establish a Civilian Police Review Board and Inspector General to investigate complaints of officer misconduct.

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Columbus City Council members are examining how police officers are dispatched and other potential reforms in 2021.

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther today released his proposed 2021 General Fund budget, a $964 million plan that maintains basic services and the city's Rainy Day Fund while also avoiding layoffs and furloughs.

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A Cleveland police supervisor has been suspended two days for detaining the sister of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, the Black youth who was shot and killed by a white police officer. 

Seventy Four percent of Columbus voters Tuesday approved a charter amendment allowing for the creation of a civilian review board to investigate police misconduct. 

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Reynoldsburg City Council this week approved the creation of a civilian review board to examine police use of force cases. 

A law firm has been examining claims of officer misconduct stemming from interactions between Columbus police and protesters that started during the final weekend of May.

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Reynoldsburg city officials and the local police union have reached an agreement in principle to create a civilian review board to oversee police. 

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Columbus City Council tonight is expected to hold votes on police reform legislation.  

Columbus officials today announced a charter amendment to establish a civilian police review board and an inspector general for the police division.

After weeks of protests against police brutality and clashes between demonstrators and the division, Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther is calling for "significant, substantial and swift" changes in policing, including the long-debated civilian review board.  

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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.  

At a joint press conference this morning, Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther and Police Chief Tom Quinlan pledged to keep the public informed on clear, tangible actions the city will take regarding policing. 

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A Cincinnati police officer escaped injury when his helmet was struck by a bullet during a police brutality protest early Sunday while in Columbus a fire considered suspicious destroyed a nearly completed apartment building. 

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Most of the ten people who spoke at a Columbus City Council public hearing last night on a proposed policy for police body cameras say the city must move as quickly as possible to equip officers with the devices, in the wake of recent police shootings.

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A group of Columbus residents is pushing for the creation of a citizens police review board in the wake of several officer-involved shootings.