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Columbus Police Department Launches Community Connect Program

 Wednesday, February 14, 2024

The Columbus Police Department announces the official launch of its latest public safety initiative – a Real Time Crime
Center in the Cloud platform designed to provide critical and actionable information that speeds up investigations and
emergency response to critical situations and keeps residents and businesses safer.

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Case Closed: Murder of Ronisha Anderson and Juantonja Richmond

 Monday, February 12, 2024

A double murder case from March of 2023 in south Columbus has been solved. No arrests will be made, nor will there
be a prosecution due to the suspect being deceased.

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Temporary Road Closure on 12th Street for Funeral Procession of GA State Representative Richard Smith

 Friday, February 2, 2024

In honor of the late Georgia State Representative Richard Smith, a funeral procession is scheduled for Monday, February 5, 2024. To facilitate this event, a temporary road closure will be in effect on 12th Street, spanning from Veterans Parkway to 2nd Avenue, from 4 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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Juvenile Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter

 Thursday, February 1, 2024

On Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 6:14 p.m., Columbus Police Officers were dispatched to Piedmont Columbus Regional concerning a person who arrived at the hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. Despite several attempts of resuscitation, the victim (later identified as Timothy Holloway, Jr., 16) succumbed to his injuries.

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Murder Suspect Arrested in Ft. Benning Rd. Murder

 Friday, January 26, 2024

On Monday, January 8, 2024 at 6:05 p.m., Columbus Police officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 2300 block of Fort Benning Road. Responding officers located a Black male (later identified as William Brown, 39) suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Brown was transported by EMS to Piedmont Columbus Regional where he succumbed to his injuries.

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