Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs More Women Becoming Chiefs Of Police, But Group Says More Work Needs To Be Done By Associated Press • Feb 6, 2017 Columbus Division of Police A growing number of women are heading police departments in the United States. AG Won't Prosecute Allegations Of Racism Against Columbus Cop By Associated Press • Oct 12, 2016 Ohio Public Radio The Ohio Attorney General's office is declining to prosecute civil rights allegations against the Columbus Division of Police in the wake of two cases of alleged racism by a white officer. Activists Plan Another City Hall Demonstration Next Week By Jim Letizia • Sep 30, 2016 Associated Press The future of the white Columbus police officer who shot and killed a 13-year-old African-American boy is still unclear. City Council President Welcomes Possible Federal Probe Of Police Shootings By Mike Foley, Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 28, 2016 WCBE Files A day after the People's Justice Project and other protestors packed City Hall and halted a Columbus City Council meeting, relatives of two African-Americans killed by police met with reporters. Columbus Police And City Officials Speak About Latest Shooting By Mike Foley • Sep 15, 2016 WSYX Columbus police and city officials say they will be transparent during the investigation into last night's fatal shooting of a 13-year-old by a Columbus officer. Extra Police Will Be At Columbus' Pride Festival By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Jun 14, 2016 Columbus Division of Police Columbus police chief Kim Jacobs says additional officers will provide security for this weekend's Pride Festival, which is one of the largest in the Midwest. CDP: Officers May Not Wear Muslim Headscarves By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 18, 2015 mvslim.com Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says he supports Police Chief Kim Jacobs' decision to ban officers from wearing headscarves for religious reasons. CDP: Officers Who Pepper-Sprayed Rowdy OSU Fans Acted Reasonably By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 14, 2015 cleveland.com Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says officers acted reasonably in pepper-spraying Ohio State football fans along High Street after the team won the national championship in January. Pepper Spray Use On Ohio State Fans Part Of Investigation By Associated Press • Jan 21, 2015 cleveland.com A Columbus police spokesperson says an internal investigation continues into the use of tear gas and pepper spray to disperse crowds following Ohio State's football championship victory. Police To Investigate Use Of Force During OSU National Title Celebration By Jim Letizia • Jan 15, 2015 Columbus Division of Police Columbus police will review officers' use of tear gas and pepper spray to disperse large crowds in the OSU campus area following the football Buckeyes' victory in Monday night's national title game. Over Three Dozen Cases Possibly Affected By CDP Crime Lab Error By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 8, 2014 Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says at least 38 closed cases could be affected by a DNA-related mistake at the Columbus Police crime lab. Chief Recommends Cop Be Fired For Abusing Drugs By Jim Letizia • Jun 19, 2014 Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs has recommended safety director Mitch Brown fire an officer who allegedly abused prescription pills. Chief Says Fire Cop For Drug Use, Sexual Harassment By Jim Letizia • Apr 25, 2014 theblueline.com Columbus Safety Director Mitch Brown has scheduled a May 6th hearing to decide whether to uphold a recommendation by Police Chief Kim Jacobs to terminate an officer accused of using drugs for the past five years. CDP Crime Lab Failed To Follow DNA Reporting Standards By Jim Letizia • Mar 27, 2014 columbuspolice.org Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says the division is reviewing 3 thousand DNA test results from mid-2009 through last September because reporting procedures were not always followed. Charges Filed Against Members Of Short North Posse By Jim Letizia • Dec 12, 2013 Columbus police along with federal and state authorities have filed drug and weapons charges against 22 members of the Short North Posse gang. Police Chief Seeks Termination For Officer In Overtime Probe By Jim Letizia • Jul 26, 2013 Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says she will ask the safety director to fire a narcotics lieutenant who falsified overtime slips. Police Official Charged With Falsifying Records By Jim Letizia • May 21, 2013 Columbus police have filed departmental charges against a lieutenant for falsifying overtime records. Columbus Police Chief Supports Gun Restrictions By Jim Letizia • Jan 18, 2013 Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says she supports President Obama's gun control proposals.