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Chief Thomas Quinlan’s emails show concerns over protests

Chief Thomas Quinlan’s emails show concerns over protests

Bethany Bruner When the first significant numbers of protesters came to Downtown Columbus on May 28 in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Chief Thomas Quinlan warned officers in an email to “be wary” of how they respond to those peacefully protesting. “Words matter and facts matter,” Quinlan wrote. “It is unlikely...

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Police, protesters clash in Columbus; Officers suffered minor injuries

Police, protesters clash in Columbus; Officers suffered minor injuries

Cliff Pinckard Advance Ohio Media, Cleveland COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two people were arrested Sunday and some officers suffered minor injuries when protesters and police clashed during demonstrations downtown, according to reports. The Columbus Dispatch reports police used “chemical agents” to push back protesters during a confrontation at the intersection of Broad and High streets. Police tell the...