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Groundbreaking for University District policing center to be held Thursday

A groundbreaking to mark construction of a new Neighborhood Policing Center in the University District will be held at 2:15 p.m. Thursday (6/7) at 248 E. 11th Ave. Ohio State President Karen A. Holbrook and Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman will join area residents and community leaders in the ceremony.

The center, located between Fourth and Summit streets, will serve as the new police substation for Columbus Precinct 4 and provide permanent office space for additional support services. It is funded jointly by Ohio State and the city.

WHAT: Groundbreaking for the University District Neighborhood Policing Center

WHO: Ohio State President Karen A. Holbrook, Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman, area residents and community leaders

WHEN: 2:15 p.m. Thursday (6/7)

WHERE: 248 E. 11th Ave.

Note to Media: Parking will be available in lots adjacent to the site.