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Columbus' new police chief will be 48-year old Elaine Bryant, who has served as deputy chief in Detroit.

The list of candidates in the running for Columbus' next police chief has narrowed to four, and the public will get their first chance to meet them at a virtual community town hall this week.

Columbus police clashed Tuesday night with demonstrators after a protest over the fatal police shooting of a Black man Monday.  

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A summer of protests following the death of George Floyd was the catalyst for police reform that saw approval of Columbus' first Civilian Police Review Board in the fall.  The first slate of board members was announced Wednesday.

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Police in Columbus should be barred from using force to disperse peaceful demonstrators, a group of anti-racism protesters is arguing in a hearing underway in federal court.

The family of Andre Hill, the unarmed black man killed in December by a white Columbus police officer, say they are relieved that Adam Coy has been indicted and arrested for his murder.  

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A Franklin County grand jury has indicted former Columbus police officer Adam Coy in the death of  Andre Hill last December.

The state has been called in on a police involved shooting Tuesday in Linden.

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A new law requiring Columbus police officers to render first aid and activate their body cameras sooner was approved by City Council last night.

Central Ohio faith leaders and activists calling for the Division of Police's Tom Quinlan be fired delivered a letter with 300 signatures Monday to Mayor Andy Ginther.  

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A group of local faith leaders is delivering a letter to Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther this morning, calling for former Police Chief Thomas Quinlan to be fired.  

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A Columbus police officer who was fired for paying for sex while on duty is back on the force.  

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The City of Columbus has shared some additional images related to last summer's protests, and again seeks the public’s help with an independent investigation into the actions of some Columbus Police officers.

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The Columbus Mayor's Office has received over 200 applications for seats on the new Columbus Civilian Review Board.  

Records show the white now former Columbus police officer who shot and killed unarmed black man Andre Hill had previously been disciplined for excessive use of force.  

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio has filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a Columbus man who was arrested in 2019 for filming a Columbus police SWAT team serving a search warrant in his neighborhood.

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A city spokesperson reviwing body camera footage in the shooting death of Andre Hill says an officer's instruction for other officers to turn off their cameras after shots were fired is part of an investigation into Hill's death.

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Services were held today for Andre Hill, the unarmed Black man fatally shot by a white Columbus police officer December 22.

The Columbus Division of Police has released the raw body cam footage from the night of December 22, when 47-year old Andre Hill was shot and killed as he stood in a garage on Oberlin Drive.

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The second Columbus Police officer on the Andre Hill shooting scene says she saw no threats or weapons but did not have a clear view of the scene.  

Hours after an administrative hearing, the Columbus Public Safety Director has ordered a police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man last week be fired.

A termination hearing for the Columbus police officer involved in the shooting death of an unarmed black man last week concluded this morning.  

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The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the arrest of a Clermont County man for holding a gun while intoxicated in his home.  

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Body camera footage released Wednesday shows Andre Hill, a 47-year-old Black man, emerging from a garage and holding up a cellphone in his left hand seconds before he is fatally shot by a white Columbus police officer.

Columbus officials have released the name of the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man early Tuesday. 

A police officer who shot and killed a Black man holding a cell phone in Columbus early Tuesday did not activate his body camera beforehand, and dash cameras on the officers’ cruiser were also not activated, city officials said.

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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Body camera footage shows Columbus police officers handcuffing and tazing a U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Agent in July, an incident that prompted the agent to file a lawsuit.

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A U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and explosives agent has filed a federal excessive use of force lawsuit against the City of Columbus and two police officers.

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