Cincinnati Police Chief 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 CPD Chief Jeffrey Blackwell http://wvxu.org/post/cpd-chief-jeffrey-blackwell <p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 25269 at http://wvxu.org CPD Chief Jeffrey Blackwell Cincinnati officially has a new top cop http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-officially-has-new-top-cop <p>Cincinnati&#39;s new police chief is now officially on the job. &nbsp;<br /><br />City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. administered the oath of office Monday to Jeffrey Blackwell during a ceremony at the Duke Energy Center<br /><br />&ldquo;I can assure you all that I will not disappoint nor will I lack the effort or enthusiasm to guide this department to unchartered heights and unparalleled professionalism,&rdquo; Blackwell said.<br /> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 18:07:09 +0000 Jay Hanselman 17879 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati officially has a new top cop Cincinnati police chief introduced http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-police-chief-introduced <p>Cincinnati's new police chief will be sworn in September 30th.&nbsp;Tuesday afternoon&nbsp;Jeffrey Blackwell met the media with a promise to make the department better. He said, "Certainly I want to bring as much of the innovative work that I've done that I think will fit in the community here without&nbsp;disrupting things too much. As the city manager said, they're on a good course here. I don't want to change it too much. I just want to make it better."</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:41:26 +0000 Ann Thompson 17422 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati police chief introduced Chief Craig: Detroit is home http://wvxu.org/post/chief-craig-detroit-home <p></p><p>Cincinnati Police Chief James Craig is officially going home. Craig is taking the top job in his hometown of Detroit.</p><p>"It's home," says Craig. "My family, my siblings, mom and dad who are aging, those are big draws... I started my policing career there almost 38 years ago. This is an opportunity to finish my policing career in a city that I love and make a difference."</p><p>Craig says he's excited about the opportunity and thankful for his time and the people in Cincinnati, adding he wouldn't have been considered for the Detroit job without his experiences here.</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 15:14:23 +0000 Tana Weingartner 12540 at http://wvxu.org Chief Craig: Detroit is home