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Body Cam Footage Shows Columbus Police Fatally Shoot Donovan Lewis In Bed Within Seconds Of Entering His Room

Chief Elaine Bryant said Lewis, 20, raised his hand with what appeared to be a “vape pen” prior to being shot.
08/31/2022

Black Ohio Police Lieutenant Awarded $2 In Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Officer Melissa McFadden ‘feels like really she won’ her case against the Columbus Police Department, her lawyer says.
06/15/2022

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
The Columbus, Ohio, Division of Police Central Headquarters is seen on September 15, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio.
An officer responding to reports of a robbery shot and killed a 13-year-old boy in Columbus, Ohio after he drew what turned out to be a BB gun, a type of air gun that shoots pellets, police said. The Columbus police department said it was investigating the death Wednesday night of Tyree King, the latest in a string of officer involved shootings that have fueled protests and national debate about policing tactics in US cities.
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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
The crowd raises their fists around Hill's daughter Karissa Hill, and nephew Terry Fagain at a press conference and candlelight vigil for Andre Hill outside the Brentnell Community Recreation Center in Columbus, Ohio on December 26, 2020. - The fatal shooting of an unarmed Black man by police in  Columbus, Ohio -- the US city's second such killing this month -- sparked a fresh wave of protests on December 24 against racial injustice and police brutality in the country. Andre Maurice Hill, 47, was in the garage of a house on the night of December 21 when he was shot several times by a police officer who had been called to the scene for a minor incident. (Photo by STEPHEN ZENNER / AFP) (Photo by STEPHEN ZENNER/AFP via Getty Images)

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, OHIO, UNITED STATES - 2021/04/25: Black Lives Matter activists speak their mind at a protest against the police killing of Ma'Khia Bryant with a dove effigy to commemorate Bryant.
Black Lives Matter activists gathered with some family members of Ma'Khia Bryant at Goodale Park to stand against police brutality. BLM activists listened to speakers then occupied the intersection of High St. and Bollinger Pl. for hours while continuing to speak out against police brutality and the police killing of Ma'Khia Bryant. (Photo by Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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