COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — The City of Columbus has hired a community engagement firm and launched a website to maintain transparency during the hiring process of a new police chief.
“Community involvement is crucial in our search for the next chief of police,” said Mayor Andrew J. Ginther. “We have hired a respected local firm to help with outreach and launched a website to make up-to-date information on the search available.”
The Saunders Company, a Central Ohio firm, was contracted by the city for $49,900 after proposals were received by three firms. The outreach
“We selected The Saunders Company not only because of their proven track record, but also because they proposed creative ideas on how to engage the community,” said Dawn Tyler Lee, Deputy Chief of Staff for Mayor Ginther, who is heading the search.
More on the search can be found on the city's website here.