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Scotty Johnson is a lifelong Cincinnatian who has spent his career in public service of the city that he loves.


Why Scotty?

Scotty believes the city is at a crossroads. A new mayor and largely new city council means there is a unique opportunity to make progress on the issues that matter most. In his more than three decades of public service to Cincinnati, Scotty has seen the core issues affecting people all across the city.

On Council, Scotty will continue to be a bridge-builder and stand up for what he knows is right. He will immediately get to work on three key issues that are important to him and so many of the communities he hopes to serve:


About Scotty


Scotty Johnson is a lifelong Cincinnatian who has spent his career in public service of the city that he loves. At a young age, Scotty’s father taught him to “always stand up for what you believe in, even if it means standing alone”

Over the course of a 33-year career with the Cincinnati Police Department as a beat cop, school resource officer, SWAT negotiator, or public liaison, Scotty never wavered in his commitment to integrity. Scotty was one of the initial Community Oriented Policing (COPs) officers in 1989 and began a long career being a bridge builder between the police department and the community, including social services, schools, and housing resources.