Columbus Division of Police

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Yearning to breathe free, or just to breathe

BY: - June 2, 2020

Millions of Americans, it seems, feel as if they can no longer breathe. Through the first months of 2020, the novel coronavirus has choked the life from more than 100,000 of our countrymen and women. Disease-related shutdowns have choked 40 million more out of the workforce, changing the economic outlook for many — especially minorities […]

DeWine calls in Ohio National Guard to help with protests in Columbus, Cleveland while mayors invoke curfews

BY: - May 30, 2020

After a third day of protests filled the downtown Columbus streets, Gov. Mike DeWine deployed the Ohio National Guard as mayors across Ohio declared curfews Saturday night, with some establishing them for Sunday and Monday as well. DeWine also called in the National Guard for assistance in Cleveland. In a press conference Saturday, DeWine said […]