Vice In Columbus
The Columbus Division of Police last month shut down its vice unit, with interim police Chief Thomas Quinlan saying that it had become clear that there was a better way to enforce prostitution, alcohol and gambling laws.
Yet the disbandment came at a fraught time for the department, after a Justice Department investigation of the unit had ended with the indictment of a vice detective and amid an ongoing FBI investigation.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, the questions surrounding the investigations and what happens without a vice unit.
- Adora Namigadde, WOSU Reporter that covered Vice Unit
- Jason Pappas, Vice President of the Ohio Fraternal Order of Police
- Tim Maher, Teaching Professor, the Undergraduate Director and the Outreach Program Coordinator for the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department
- Tammy Fournier Alsaada, author, advocate and organizer with Peoples Justice Project