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Faith and Community Leaders Call on Ginther to Read Letters of Columbus Police Officers that Highlight Racial, Sexual Discrimination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 1, 2019​

MEDIA CONTACT

Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, (202) 735-7123
Dan Clark, dclark@faithinpubliclife.org, (614) 648-3663

Faith and Community Leaders Call on Ginther to Read Letters of Columbus Police Officers that Highlight Racial, Sexual Discrimination

Columbus, OH —  On Tuesday, October 1st at 2 p.m., faith leaders will release 14 letters written by former and current Columbus police officers. They will urge Mayor Ginther to personally read the letters and call on Ginther to hire a Police Chief to end the racial and sexual discrimination in the Columbus Division of Police.​

The letters have been published in the Columbus Free Press, a weekly newspaper documenting local issues. 

WHAT:

Press conference releasing and reading letters written by former and current Columbus police

WHEN:

Tuesday, October 1, 2019  at 2 p.m.​

WHERE:

City Hall

90 W. Broad St. 

Columbus, OH 43215​

WHO:

Faith leaders and community members

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Faith in Public Life is a national network of over 50,000 clergy and faith leaders united in the prophetic pursuit of justice and the common good.

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