Judge Says Columbus Police Ran ‘Amok’ Against Protesters; Restricts Use Of Force

A federal judge has ordered police in Columbus, Ohio, to stop using force including tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets against nonviolent protesters, ruling that officers ran “amok” during last summer’s protests of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Judge Algenon Marbley of the Southern District of Ohio described the actions of the… Continue reading Judge Says Columbus Police Ran ‘Amok’ Against Protesters; Restricts Use Of Force

Ohio Police Release Body Cam Footage in Fatal Shooting of Teenage Girl Ma’khia Bryant

Police in Columbus, Ohio, released bodycam video Tuesday night of the fatal shooting of a teenage girl earlier in the day. Interim police chief Michael Woods said at a press conference that it is unusual to have video released so quickly but “we understand the public’s need, desire and expectation to have transparency.” Police did… Continue reading Ohio Police Release Body Cam Footage in Fatal Shooting of Teenage Girl Ma’khia Bryant