police department http://wvxu.org en Changes planned for upcoming special events in Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/changes-planned-upcoming-special-events-cincinnati <p>You can expect to see plenty of police officers and more volunteers at special events in and around downtown following several incidents at this year's Taste of Cincinnati. &nbsp;<br /><br />Assistant Police Chief James Whalen recounted those activities Monday during a city council committee meeting.<br /> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:46:20 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27747 at http://wvxu.org No surprise, staffing problems for Cincy police and fire http://wvxu.org/post/no-surprise-staffing-problems-cincy-police-and-fire <p>The Cincinnati Police and Fire Departments are continuing to deal with problems because of the decreasing number of personnel. &nbsp;<br /><br />The police and fire chiefs both addressed Council’s Law and Public Safety Committee Monday.<br /><br />Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said a smaller staff means it takes officers longer to respond to 911 calls for service, even those that are a priority.&nbsp; And it could cause a change to the way the department polices the city.<br /> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 15:40:57 +0000 Jay Hanselman 20539 at http://wvxu.org No surprise, staffing problems for Cincy police and fire