Columbus News

City Engages Independent Investigator, Law firm to Investigate Police Response to Protests Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced the hiring of two independent entities to handle investigations into Columbus Division of Police responses to recent protests. - learn more

City Removing Christopher Columbus Statue Today The City of Columbus is removing the Christopher Columbus statue on the Broad Street side of City Hall. - learn more

CITY OF COLUMBUS, COTA AND MORPC LAUNCH LINKUS CENTRAL OHIO The City of Columbus, Central Ohio Transit Authority, and Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission unveiled LinkUS, a collaborative effort with private sector and neighborhood partners that allows for mobility implementation efforts within the region to be centered under an umbrella program. - learn more

Mayor Ginther, Chief Quinlan, City Attorney Klein and Council President Hardin Announce Chief’s Advisory Panel and Strict Limits on Use of Tear Gas, Pepper Spray Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, Police Chief Thomas Quinlan, City Attorney Zach Klein and City Council President Shannon Hardin announced the Chief’s Advisory Panel. - learn more

Mayor to Issue Executive Order, Council to Pass Law Mandating Independent Investigations of Police-Involved Deaths Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced he will issue an Executive Order to require all fatal use of force cases or cases of death in police custody in Columbus to the Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI). - learn more

Mayor, Police Chief Report Progress on Implementation of Safety Commission Recommendations Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Columbus Police Chief Tom Quinlan briefed the Columbus Community Safety Advisory Commission on progress toward implementation of their recommendations delivered in January. - learn more