Mayor Message

Media Relations Team

Melanie Crabill
Director of Media Relations
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Kevin Kilbane
Director of Communications
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News Releases

December 24, 2018

The Division of Police is charged with the critical mission of keeping all of our residents safe. Following the retirement of Chief Kimberley Jacobs in February, we will launch a national search for our next chief of police. This bold, historic move is something I fought for and won in arbitration because the people of Columbus and our police officers deserve the very best person to fill this role -- whether that person comes from inside or outside the division.

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