Columbus Division Of Police

Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI and Crime Stoppers have increased to 10 thousand dollars the award being offered for information leading to the arrest of a bank robber they have dubbed the "Buckeye Bandit."

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The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to dismiss a lawsuit against Columbus police seeking the complete files of a long-closed criminal case.


An investigation by Columbus police has found several bottles of medications went missing from two fire department ambulances during a 24-hour period in March.

Columbus police say an officer shot and killed an armed man who attacked while the officer was taking a police report about threats the man's family said he had made against them. 

Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI and Columbus police are asking for help identifying a suspect in up to 20 bank robberies between 2013 and this year.


Columbus police admit they made some crowd control mistakes the night the Ohio State football team won the national championship.

A Columbus police officer is on leave after being arrested on drunken-driving charges in southern Ohio.

The family is reunited again, but the mother of a 15-year old transgender teen whose disappearance over the weekend sparked a 3-day search says she is disappointed in the way the Columbus police handled the case.  

Columbus police have identified the man shot and wounded by an officer outside an East Side bar early Sunday.

Columbus police say an officer fired shots at a suspected vehicle thief who drove a van at the officer Monday morning.

Columbus police say a man is hospitalized after crashing into a cruiser while driving under the influence early Thursday morning. 

Columbus police say a woman is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot last night during a home invasion style robbery on the Northwest side. 

Ohio State University

A Columbus police report says injured Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett and his pregnant ex-girlfriend made 911 calls on Tuesday morning alleging each attacked the other.

The Columbus Police Firearms Review Board says seven officers acted within division policy during a Clintonville shootout in May of last year that killed two people.

A Columbus police officer shot and wounded a man and a woman through the door of a known drug house after the officer's hand was slammed in the door and trapped.

Columbus police are investigating an attack on a woman walking along the Blacklick Trail yesterday.

A Columbus woman is in jail after asking police to remove her mugshot from a social networking website. 

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Columbus police officials say their summer safety push reduced the number of local murders and took hundreds of guns off the streets.

Columbus police have identified the man who was shot and killed last night on the Northeast side.

City Addressing Cruiser Camera Video Problem

Oct 1, 2014

Columbus city officials say 30 police cruisers equipped with  dashboard cameras may not have been recording for nearly a week in August because the police division's storage server reached capacity.

Columbus police have identified the victims of a double-shooting Thursday on the North side.

Columbus police officials are investigating a veteran officer for possibly stealing gasoline paid for by the city.

Columbus police and Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested 63 people this week during undercover prostitution stings conducted on Parsons Avenue, on the Hilltop and in Franklinton.

Drug overdoses are suspected in the deaths of two people in east Columbus. 

Columbus police are investigating two shootings last night that injured a man and a girl.

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A former Columbus police officer convicted of stealing military surplus equipment from his employer was sentenced Friday  to 30 months in prison.

Columbus Division of Police

A former Columbus police officer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in a child pornography case in which investigators said they uncovered thousands of images and hundreds of videos on two external hard drives.

Columbus police say they are looking for two teenage boys suspected in a murder on the South side.

Columbus police say the death of a man found in the bed of a pickup truck yesterday appears suspicious.

Columbus police say two people were shot and wounded last night in separate incidents.