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Columbus Division of Police

An internal Columbus police investigation has cleared of wrongdoing the officers involved in the beating of suspect Timothy Davis last year. 

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The Franklin Township police officer captured on video kicking a handcuffed suspect has resigned. 

A Franklin Township trustee says a township police officer has been suspended, after a cellphone video showing him kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head went viral.  

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Columbus officials Tuesday provided an update on the city's comprehensive safety strategy

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Franklin County jury has acquitted the black man stomped by a white Columbus police officer last year of firing of a gun into a Maize Road home after threatening the occupants. 

The dramatic videos of the shooting of Stephon Clark in Sacramento last month have rekindled anger over police shootings of unarmed people, often African-Americans. Many see the Sacramento shooting as a sign that little has changed in the way American police use deadly force, despite years of protests and media attention since the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., in 2014.

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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 Muslim Columbus police officer has been tapped to bridge gaps between law enforcement and the city's growing immigrant population. 

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus city attorneys are denying white police officers used excessive force when they arrested a black man last year in an incident captured on video. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther spent much of his appearance at Wednesday's Columbus Metropolitan Club forum responding to the state of community/police relations, which he acknowledged have never been more strained.

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.

Columbus Division of Police

A cellphone video of a violent arrest by white Columbus police officers of a black man in early September prompted more than two-dozen people to stage a protest at last night's Columbus City Council meeting.