Every Columbus police officer will be using body cameras by the middle of 2017! City Council voted Monday, to approve a contract with a Texas-based company to provide the cameras to more than 1,400 officers. City officials say the improved safety and accountability the cameras will provide are worth the $9 million roll out cost. […]
On Wednesday, a North Carolina prosecutor announced that Police Officer Brentley Vinson, who is also Black, "acted lawfully" and will not be charged for shooting and killing 43-year-old Scott.
Today marks the two-year anniversary of the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was fatally shot by a White Cleveland police officer while playing with a toy gun.
Reynoldsburg Police have released information that murder suspect Lance Ford was taken into police custody without incident outside of his apartment. ford was the primary suspect in the murder investigation of 34-year old Santonio Carpenter directly across from the Reynoldsburg Police substation. Ford was taken to Franklin County Jail and no further information has […]
https://twitter.com/TheRoot/status/795445755360247808 The feeling of losing your child is very extreme and inexplicable; but to see a photo of their dead body on the internet is even more unsettling. On August 8th, Kim Staton learned her 28-year-old son Omar Raham was found dead in his Pine Lawn home of an apparent drug overdose. Adding fuel to the […]
AKRON, OH (WOIO) – A police chase in Akron this week led to a $1 million cocaine bust. When Akron police tried to stop a suspected drug dealer, they say he drove away. The attempted traffic stop took place near Kenmore and 16th Street. A chase involving Ohio’s Highway Patrol ensued. Police say the man […]
Two Iowa police officers were shot and killed while sitting in their cars on Wednesday in two separate shootings that took place 20 minutes apart in different locations.
Columbus police are putting a stop to sobriety checkpoints. Reportedly, Chief Jacobs declined a federal grant this week that would have funded OVI checkpoints next year. The Ohio Traffic Safety Office says, it was told the checkpoints aren’t a good use of manpower. Franklin County’s OVI task force will still continue to hold checkpoints. I […]
The Columbus police officer who shot and killed 13 year old Tyre King, may not ever return to the street. Police Chief Kim Jacobs reportedly said officer Bryan Mason is on desk duty, while the investigation continues. It was Mason’s 4th on-duty shooting in his nine-year career. Chief Jacobs also said taking Bryan Mason off […]