New legal videos help police sort out tough calls

The videos are meant to reduce injuries and misconduct that lead to lawsuits by explaining state law using hypothetical scenarios


By Lucas Sullivan
The Columbus Dispatch

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus Police Officer Christopher Boyd is, by all accounts, a good cop who was having a bad day last May when he split a man's head open with his city-issued black, steel flashlight.

It was about midnight when Boyd began following Jeremy Vance after he said he saw Vance roll through a stop sign on Nelson Road near E. Broad Street.

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