Columbus, OH Police

Columbus, Ohio – Jail and Mugshot Information

Columbus, Ohio, is a city located in central Ohio, in Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, and Pickaway Counties. Columbus has a population of 787,053 people. Columbus has a council-mayor style of government, and the mayor of the city is Andrew J. Ginther.

City of Columbus
City Hall
90 W Broad St
Columbus, OH 43215
614-645-3111

Columbus City Website

Andrew J. Ginther, Mayor
614-645-7671

In the year 2016, Columbus had a crime index of 414.8, which is higher than the United States national crime index of 284.9. During that year, there were 91 murders, 867 rapes, 2,144 robberies, and 1,398 assaults. There were also 7,756 reported burglaries, 23,800 reported thefts, 3,550 reported auto thefts, and 405 reported arsons. As of November 2018, there were 1,438 registered sex offenders living in Columbus. The ratio of residents to registered sex offenders was 600 to 1.

Columbus, Ohio – Police Station Information

In the year 2016, there were 39,606 reported crimes in Columbus, which gave the city a crime rate of 4,592 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than the Ohio state crime rate of 2,878 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Columbus.

The City of Columbus Police Department is located on Marconi Boulevard, and the Chief of Police is Kimberley Jacobs. Divisions within the department include patrol, homeland security, administrative, investigative, and support services.

Columbus Police Department
120 Marconi Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
614-645-4545

Columbus Police Dept
Columbus Police Facebook

Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
614-645-4600

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office also provides services to Columbus, and the sheriff is Dallas Baldwin. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is located in Columbus. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include administration, corrections, investigations, patrol, security operations, and support services.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office
373 S High St
Columbus, OH 43215
614-525-3333

Franklin County Sheriff
Franklin Sheriff Facebook

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Most Wanted List can be viewed online.

Franklin Sheriff Most Wanted

There are two Franklin County Corrections Centers in Columbus, and the Corrections Division is headed by Chief Deputy Penny Perry. Combined, the two correction centers house more than 2,000 inmates.

Franklin Division of Corrections

Franklin County Corrections Center I
370 S. Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
614-525-3368

Franklin County Corrections Center II
2460 Jackson Pike
Columbus, OH 43223
614-525-7100

Open Records Requests in Columbus, Ohio

Open Records Requests for the City of Columbus should be submitted to the department from which records are being requested.

Public records can be obtained from the Columbus Police Department by contacting the Records Unit. The form can be viewed online.

Records Unit
614-645-4925

Columbus Records Unit

Public records can be obtained from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office by contacting the Public Records Office.

Shelley Toombs
mltoombs@franklincountyohio.gov

Franklin Public Records

Police Logs in Columbus, Ohio

Recent crime reports in Columbus can be viewed online. The common calls in the area include criminal damaging, thefts, and assault.

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