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Columbus Police Charge North Side Man With Rape Of 13 Year-old

A Columbus man is behind bars after being charged in the rape of a 13 year old girl at a school bus stop
4, 2014

Columbus detectives say a 36-year-old Columbus man has been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl who was waiting for a school bus.

Columbus Police To Review 3,000 DNA Test Results

Columbus Police Chief Kimberly Jacobs
March 26, 2014

Columbus Police are going through several thousand old DNA cases because reporting procedures were not followed. Critical information was left out of the DNA reports.

Ohio Authorities Seek Help Solving 15 Homicides

Kenneth Crawford was murdered on April 25, 2007 in Columbus' Weinland Park neighborhoods.
February 19, 2014

Ohio authorities are asking the public’s help in solving 15 mostly drug-related homicides that police say share common threads.

Columbus Man Guilty In Federal Surplus Property Case

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Former Columbus police officer Steven Dean Wednesday pleaded guilty to misappropriating and selling property that belonged to the Division of Police.
February 12, 2014

A former Columbus police officer has pleaded guilty to misappropriating and selling surplus property the police department received through a U.S. Department of Defense surplus equipment program.

Report: Columbus Police Fired 194 Times At Suspects

11, 2014

Columbus police officers fired almost 200 rounds at an armed homicide suspect and his girlfriend last May killing them. The shootout is detailed in a newly released report.

Burst Pipes Soak Columbus Police Headquarters

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Columbus Police Headquarter at Marconi Boulevard and Front street sustained 'major' water damage from three burst pipes on the building's west side.
8, 2014

Columbus Police headquarters has suffered “major” water damage. Three pipes burst overnight. City crews had to punch holes through inside walls to locate the water leaks.

Columbus Police Warn Against New Year’s Eve Gunfire

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Displays at Columbus Police Training Academy show mock billboards and shaded map of city where New Year's Eve gunfire was reported last year.
31, 2013

Columbus police say in too many neighborhoods, too many people bring in the new year with “celebratory gunfire.” Last New Year’s Eve, police responded to more than 200 reports of shots being fired.

Columbus Officers Deny Wrongdoing In Excessive Force Lawsuit

In the lawsuit, 21-year-old Joseph Hines of Jackson, Mich., accuses officers of a "brutal, unjustified physical attack" that led to a three-day hospitalization and permanent scars.
December 19, 2013

Columbus police officers accused of using excessive force on an Ohio State University student admit punching the young man up to seven times, spraying mace in his face, and hog-tying him, but say they did nothing wrong.

Former Columbus Cop Pleas To Child Porn Charge

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December 13, 2013

A former Columbus police officer has entered a plea admitting he possessed child pornography.

Columbus Police Kill Shooting Suspect

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Columbus Police officers shot and killed Wednesday night shooting suspect 50 year old Kenneth R. Herring.
December 12, 2013

Police in Columbus say they confronted and fatally shot a man who was wanted for shooting his girlfriend hours before.