James Craig http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati Chief offers schools crisis training http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-chief-offers-schools-crisis-training <p>Cincinnati's police chief says he's an advocate of legal gun ownership, but feels like the country needs to do a better job restricting gun sales.&nbsp; James Craig addressed the deadly school shooting in Connecticut during his news conference Thursday.&nbsp; He says the idea of simply arming school employees&nbsp; is not a wise response:</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 19:24:53 +0000 Mark Heyne 7312 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Chief offers schools crisis training Cincy police chief on Tasers and violent crime http://wvxu.org/post/cincy-police-chief-tasers-and-violent-crime <p>Cincinnati's police chief reports the department's new Taser policy should be released in a couple of weeks.&nbsp;</p><p>But James Craig said there's no discussion about of not using them.</p><p>“You discontinue use of the Taser, what’s the alternative?” Craig said.&nbsp; “We don’t want officers hurt, they need to overcome resistance of an aggressive suspect, so that means side handle batons or straight sticks and again they create and cause more injury to suspects.”</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 17:17:55 +0000 Jay Hanselman 3263 at http://wvxu.org Cincy police chief on Tasers and violent crime