Chief Jeffrey Blackwell http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati Police continue work on youth engagement http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-police-continue-work-youth-engagement <p>The Cincinnati Police Department is gearing up for several events this spring and summer focused on engaging the city's youth. &nbsp;<br /><br />Chief Jeffrey Blackwell outlined the plans Monday during a city council committee meeting.&nbsp; He said the goal is to get kids off the streets and into a controlled environment. &nbsp;<br /><br />Blackwell said one new effort will be meetings with junior and senior class leaders at the city's high schools.<br /> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:59:16 +0000 Jay Hanselman 22994 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Police continue work on youth engagement Cincinnati police chief to hold district "town hall meetings" http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-police-chief-hold-district-town-hall-meetings <p>Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell and his district commanders will host members of the public at town hall meetings in all five of Cincinnati's police districts, beginning Wednesday&nbsp;night.</p><p>Blackwell, a former assistant police chief in Columbus, took over the Cincinnati Police Department in September.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:45:57 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 21503 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati police chief to hold district "town hall meetings" 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