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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.

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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.

A Columbus man has been indicted on charges of firing commercial-grade fireworks at officers during a police brutaility protest on May 29.

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The City of Columbus will conduct a 250 thousand dollar after action review study into last summer's police brutality protests.

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Law enforcement agencies must develop policies for handling mass protests that protect public and officer safety while upholding constitutional rights of expression, assembly, and freedom of the press, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine said Friday in announcing a new police certification standard.

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Two Republican state lawmakers are introducing a bill to crack down on people they call looters and rioters – those who perpetuate violence or damage to property as part of protests.

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Dozens of police brutality protestors held demonstrations last night in Columbus over a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to charge Louisville officers with the death of Breonna Taylor. 

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.