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A former Central Ohio police officer has been sentenced to a year in prison after a cellphone video showed him kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head.  

Delaware Police

The insurance company for the City of Delaware says a 6.5 million dollar settlement has been reached with the widow of former Ohio State football star Jim Stillwagon, who says police used excessive force arresting her late husband. 

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says she will retire in February. 

filmingcops.com

A former FranklinTownship police officer has pleaded guilty to charges of kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head last year.

deadspin.com

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has upheld a lawsuit by the widow of former Ohio State football star Jim Stillwagon. 

columbusjcc.org

Columbus mayor Andrew Ginther is critical of an arbitrator's ruling to reinstate a police officer who was captured on cellphone video apparently kicking a subdued suspect in the head.  But he says the city will abide by the Arbitrator Mitchel  Goldberg's decision today.

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A newspaper photographer who was shot by a Clark County Sheriff's deputy has filed an excessive use of force lawsuit. 

WCPN

The family of a 23-year-old man fatally shot by Euclid police in March has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, police department and the two officers involved.

Columbus Division of Police

Protesters took over last night's Columbus City Council meeting for nearly two hours, reiterating demands made last week to fire the white police officers captured on video beating a black man during an arrest on September 1st.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus police officer has been relieved of duty pending investigation of comments he made to other officers about how he would have choked a suspect who resisted arrest.