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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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Ohio Attorney General David Yost is calling for more respect - and more training - for law enforcement officers.  

Columbus officials today announced an independent research review of the city's response to recent protests.

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The Montgomery County Coroner's office says autopsy results show a police brutality protestor who died days after being exposed to a chemical agent deployed by Columbus police died from a coronary artery dissection due to a previously undiagnosed genetic variant of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. 

In a survey of Americans' attitudes toward law enforcement, two-thirds of respondents said that individual officers should be held legally accountable for using excessive force, but few of those polled said they would support cutting police budgets.

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Thirteen police brutality protestors have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Columbus claiming they were victims of officer abuse. 

About a month ago, the city established an email for residents to report complaints about the police response to recent protests. Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther today announced that at least 56 incidents will face further investigation. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther says he plans to fully investigate after police officers apparently maced a double-amputee during Sunday's police brutality protest downtown.  

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CAPA and the Greater Columbus Arts Council have created a website to catalog the temporary murals painted primarily in the Short North and downtown areas. 

Columbus officials today announced the members of the police chief's advisory panel and set new limits on the use of spray agents to disperse crowds.  

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

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Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein today released 8 recommendations to reform the culture of justice in the city.

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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Officials say a protest against police brutality held last night in downtown Columbus turned violent just before midnight.