columbus ohio

Black Men Bring Lawsuit Against Columbus Police For Rejecting Them Over Past Minor Run-Ins With The Law

Moses Iverson and Darren Kendall claim white officers with far worst legal issues have been permitted to become officers in the Columbus PD.
01/06/2022

Columbus To Pay Out $5.75 Million Settlement To BLM Protesters In Civil Rights Lawsuit

32 plaintiffs say they were brutalized by cops during protests against racial injustice in summer 2020.
12/10/2021

Three Columbus Police Officers Face Charges Stemming From 2020 Protests

They’re scheduled to appear for a court hearing next month.
06/09/2021

Columbus Names Elaine Bryant Its New Police Chief

She had served as assistant police chief in Detroit.
06/01/2021

Columbus City Council Approves $10 Million Settlement With Andre Hill’s Family

The sum is the largest in the Ohio capital’s history.
05/17/2021

Columbus Police Can No Longer Use Rubber Bullets Or Tear Gas Against Peaceful Protesters, Judge Rules

The judge claimed officer’s have “run amok.”
05/03/2021

Ma’Khia Bryant: What We Know So Far About The Police Shooting Death of the Teen Girl

The name of the officer involved was released.
04/21/2021

16-Year-Old Girl Is Shot And Killed By Columbus Police After Calling Them For Help

The news broke immediately before Chauvin verdict.
04/21/2021

‘Celebrate Diversity’ Mural In Columbus, Ohio Defaced With Profanity And ‘I Love The Police’ Slogan

The artist says the vandalism is “like a hate crime.”
04/16/2021