Faith Leaders Unveil Billboard Calling on Mayor Ginther to Hire a Fair, Ethical, Community-Focused Police Chief 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 21, 2019

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Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, (202) 735-7123

Dan Clark, dclark@faithinpubliclife.org, (614) 648-3663

 

Faith Leaders Unveil Billboard Calling on Mayor Ginther to Hire a Fair, Ethical, Community-Focused Police Chief 

 

Columbus, OH --  On Friday, November 22nd, at 9:30 a.m., faith leaders and community members will come together to call for accountability in the Columbus police department. There has been a commitment to increase Crisis Intervention Team and implicit bias training, a Community Safety Advisory Commission, a new Assistant Safety Director for Equal Employment Opportunity, and now it is time to select the next police chief. On the heels of the Columbus Police Chief Finalist Public Forum, faith leaders will call on Mayor Ginther to hire a police chief who will be fair, ethical and community focused.

 

WHAT:

Faith leaders hold a press conference near a billboard calling on Mayor Ginther to hire a police chief who will be fair, ethical and community focused.


WHEN:

Friday, November 22nd, at 9:30 a.m.

 

WHERE:

Billboard at southeast corner of the intersection at James and Main st.

 

WHO:

Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Kee, New Faith Baptist Church

Ms. Adrianne Hood, community activist

Melissa McFadden, private citizen

Sister Barb Kane, Dominican Sisters of Peace

Rev. Dan Clark, Faith in Public Life

Faith leaders and community members

 

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