homicides http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati adding cops to stem this year's tide of homicides http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-adding-cops-stem-years-tide-homicides <p>In an effort to stem the homicides that have plagued the city first the first of the year, Cincinnati police will increase police overtime, hire officers away from other departments, add a recruit class and revive a gang unit, Mayor Cranley and Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said this morning.</p><p>“We want people of this city to know that help is on the way,’’ Cranley said at a city hall press conference packed with neighborhood and community leaders, council members and police officers.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:30:45 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 22628 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati adding cops to stem this year's tide of homicides