Minority Recruiting

All shootings by Ohio police officers and any deaths of individuals in custody would be investigated by independent agencies under a proposal announced Wednesday by Governor Mike DeWine. 

City of Columbus

Columbus has seen little improvement in its recruitment of minority and female firefighters and police officers.

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says he supports Police Chief Kim Jacobs' decision to ban officers from wearing headscarves for religious reasons.

City of Columbus

The Columbus police and fire departments continue to be dominated by a white, male workforce.