crime http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati Police increasing patrols downtown http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-police-increasing-patrols-downtown <p></p><p>Despite back-to-back shooting incidents downtown this week, shootings and violent crime remain down in Cincinnati compared to last year.</p><p>Chief Jeffrey Blackwell says police are stepping up patrols throughout the summer anyway to make sure people feel, and are, safe downtown.</p><p>"We're going to have a comprehensive incident command-based plan as we move forward<strong> to address every weekend event that we have from now through Labor Day and beyond even through Oktoberfest</strong>," says Blackwell.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:21:37 +0000 Tana Weingartner 28998 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Police increasing patrols downtown Convincing Cincinnati neighborhoods they'll be safer this summer http://wvxu.org/post/convincing-cincinnati-neighborhoods-theyll-be-safer-summer <p>The numbers point to a safer Cincinnati, but the perception for many is that some neighborhoods still aren't. Just today District Three Police Captain Dan Gerard took members of the Board of Realtors on a tour of <strong>Price Hill</strong>, where crime is at its lowest in ten years.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 21:31:58 +0000 Ann Thompson 27026 at http://wvxu.org Convincing Cincinnati neighborhoods they'll be safer this summer Fighting Prostitution http://wvxu.org/post/fighting-prostitution <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 26455 at http://wvxu.org Fighting Prostitution Off the Streets http://wvxu.org/post/streets <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 26456 at http://wvxu.org Off the Streets Learning How to Respond if Attacked http://wvxu.org/post/learning-how-respond-if-attacked <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>What would you do if attacked in a dark parking garage or assaulted on a deserted city street? Most of us would probably freeze. But for more than 30 years, Mike and Debbie Gardner of the <a href="http://surviveinstitute.com/" target="_blank">Survive Institute </a>have been training people how to be aware of their surroundings, to avoid confrontations when possible, and to defend themselves when necessary. Defense experts and “Courage Coaches” Mike and Debbie Gardner join us to talk about what they term, “Self-defense with love.”</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 25428 at http://wvxu.org Learning How to Respond if Attacked