Columbus News

City of Columbus, Community Leaders Showcase Success of Alternative Response Pilot Program Mayor Andrew J. Ginther today joined City Council President Shannon Hardin and leaders from Public Safety and Public Health to highlight the effectiveness of the Alternative Response Pilot Program. - learn more

City and FOP Reach Agreement on Three-Year Contract The City of Columbus has reached an agreement on a three-year contract with the Fraternal Order of Police that was approved by members through a vote that ended on Saturday. - learn more

Safety Director Ned Pettus, Jr., Announces Retirement After 40 years of service to the City of Columbus, Public Safety Director Ned Pettus, Jr., today announces his retirement. - learn more

City of Columbus Launches New Interagency Partnership to Prevent, Reduce Gun Violence The City of Columbus announced a new partnership between the Columbus Division of Police, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Ohio and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). - learn more

City Seeks New Nominees for 2021 Columbus Hall of Fame Induction Mayor Andrew J. Ginther is asking residents to nominate new candidates for the Columbus Hall of Fame. - learn more