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Columbus Police Learn of Holocaust in Silent Horror

As reported in The Columbus Dispatch, “There they were, more than 50 police officers from Columbus, gazing in silent horror at the brutal images of Auschwitz, the photo of a Nazi soldier shooting an unarmed Jewish man in the head, and the black-and-white photos of Eastern Europeans before their arrest for simply being Jewish.” With renewed funding from the Foundation’s Social Justice Endowment and the Garlikov family, the officers toured the U.S. Holocaust Museum during a two day trip and training in Washington. “It hits you hard,” said Columbus Police Sgt. Charlie Waldenga. “You are in shock.” Especially on the heels of the murder of a young woman in Charlottesville by a white supremacist.  Read more.

The Foundation grant was made on the request of Columbus Chief of Police Kim Jacobs. "I believe that this will develop a stronger sense of our responsibilities and role in protecting the Constitution and our citizens."
The Foundation grant was made on the request of Columbus Chief of Police Kim Jacobs. “I believe that this will develop a stronger sense of our responsibilities and role in protecting the Constitution and our citizens.”

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