The Columbus Division of Police has added new duties for three patrol officers. The three have been named Diversity and Inclusion Liaison Officers who will work to build trust between police and the community.
Boston Marathon Attacks Lead To Changes At Red, White And Boom
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Hundreds of thousands of people will cram into downtown Columbus Wednesday night for the annual Red, White and Boom fireworks display. With those beautiful explosions comes an increased risk to public safety. Concerns are especially high this year after the terrorist attacks at the Boston Marathon.
For more on just how big of an undertaking Red, White and Boom is, and the changes being made in light of Boston, WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with Amanda Ford, Columbusâ€™ assistant director of public safety.
Click the play button above to hear their conversation.