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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.

One Person Dead At University Area Dance Club

One person is reported fatally shot this morning at a University Plaza dance club near the OSU campus.
2, 2013

One person is dead in an officer involved shooting at a university area dance club. Columbus Police say the shooting occurred early Monday morning.

Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Yielding Man

Jason White, 31, was killed by Columbus police on Sunday.
November 18, 2013

31-year-old Jason White was pronounced dead yesterday after Columbus police say he was shot while threatening officers at an apartment complex near the intersection of Roberts and Hilliard-Rome Roads.

Kidnapping Charges Outlined In Brutal Police Report

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November 14, 2013

Columbus Police have arrested two people after an alleged kidnapping incident that police say included sexual assault and pulling out teeth with pliers.