Cincinnati Officers Moved To Patrol To Reduce Shootings

CINCINNATI, OH – After months of complaints from the police union that too few officers were assigned to patrol city streets, Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell is moving 24 officers from special assignment to patrol in an effort to reduce shootings. The officers will move to District 2 and District 4, which cover 21 neighborhoods […]

City Manager Takes Back Threat Against Police Funding

City Manager Mike Matthes retracted a statement he made last week that he would not recommend ballot measures to pay for more police officers until the city’s police union fired its director. Matthes said his comment made officers “feel uncertain about the future and that I was penalizing them for the actions of their union’s […]