Liaison with community groups and individuals regarding criminal activities and prevention, quality-of-life issues, and facilitate problem solving and follow-up.

Development of Mission Aligned Policing Philosophy (MAPP) within Patrol Sub-Division via education and development activities.

Liaison with district Officers and precinct Sergeants to cause responses to crime problems and quality of life issues.

Liaison with other units within the Strategic Response Bureau.

Facilitate the referral on non-law enforcement concerns.


High School Resource Unit

The High School Resource Unit is assigned to the Community Liaison Section.  The Resource Officers are assigned to each of the City High Schools.  The Resource Officers respond to incidents in the High School taking enforcement /intervention action, involving a risk of harm to persons or the destruction of property within the school environment. 


Badge Number
School Number
Call Number
Sgt Steven Brown
5233 5-4956 56     1250
  5-4610   365-8675   1256
  5-4610   365-5915   1255
  5-4610   365-5342   1252
  5-4610   365-6060   1259
  5-4610   365-5491   1258
  5-4610   365-5372   1266
  5-4610   365-6158   1254
Marion Franklin
  5-4610   365-5432   1268
Walnut Ridge
  5-4610   365-5400   1264
  5-4610   365-8916   1257
  5-4610   365-6730   1267
  5-4610   365-5583   1265
Fort Hayes
  5-4610   365-6681   1253
  5-4610   365-5364   1262
  5-4610   365-8527   1261
  5-4610   365-5466   1263
Columbus Alternative
  5-4610   355-6006   1251



Contacting your Community Liaison Officer

Not sure which Community Liaison Officer to contact?  Use the map below to determine the area of the City you live or work in.  The dark black numbers (1-20) designate the precinct numbers.  You can contact the Officer directly by phone.

Click on the Precinct Number on the Map to See the Liaison Officer for that Precinct. 

Precinct Map 1 Precinct two three four five six six seven eight seventeen eighteen fifteen sixteen nineteen twelve nine fourteen eleven ten thirteen twenty




Community Liasion Section Lieutenant

Lieutenant Scott Bartholow #5051

Days Off S/S 645-4002

18 year Veteran of the Division

North Unit Sergeant

Sergeant Steve Livingston #5315

Days Off F/S 645-4140

19 year Veteran of the Division
North Units Include: Precincts 1,2,3,4,5,6,17,18
Sgt. Livingston came from Patrol, where he worked closely with Community Groups on Zones 1 and 4, before transferring over to SRB-CLO North. Sgt. Livingston is also a Tactical Flight Officer for the Division, filling in at the Heliport, and works extensively with the International Police Association where he has interacted with and trained officers from overseas on a variety of topics, including American-style Community Policing. Police Officers around the world face the same types of problems; we can learn and grow from others’ experiences, bringing that back to help improve our own City.


South Unit Sergeant

Sergeant Ken Tischler #5245

Days Off S/M 645-4139

25 years Veteran of the Division Sergeant Tischler chose his assignment to work in the Community Liaison Unit because of the "flexibility the unit has to solve community problems”.
South Unit Include Precincts: 7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,19,20



1 Precinct
Days Off F/S 645-1401


2 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1402


3 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1403


4 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1404


5 Precinct
Days Off 645-1405


6 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1406



7 Precinct
Days Off F/S 645-1407


8 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1408


9 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1409


10 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1410


11 Precinct
Days Off F/S 645-1411


12 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1412


13 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1413



14 Precinct
Days Off F/S 645-1414


15 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1415


16 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1416


17 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1417


18 Precinct
Days Off F/S 645-1418


19 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1419


20 Precinct
Days Off S/M 645-1420