Judge says Columbus police ran ‘amok’ against protesters, restricts use of force

Share This Post

A federal judge has ordered police in Columbus, Ohio, to stop using force including tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets against nonviolent protesters, ruling that officers ran “amok” during last summer’s protests over the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Judge Algenon Marbley of the Southern District of Ohio described the actions of the Columbus police as “the sad tale of officers, clothed with the awesome power of the state, run amok.”
Read More…
Photo Credit: Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images

More To Explore

Planetary Health and Environmental Justice

By Leila Waid. Planetary health is a term used to define how human activity impacts the environment and, in turn, how those environmental changes impact