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Vice In Columbus

Columbus Police Vice officer Andrew Mitchell.
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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.


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