Cincinnati Police

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The widow of a Cincinnati police officer killed in the line of duty is asking for help keeping her husband's killer behind bars.

Cincinnati's city manager says moving the District Five police headquarters to an existing city-owned building is the quickest and most cost-effective solution to problems with the current facility. 

Harry Black spoke to City Council's Law and Public Safety Committee Monday about the issues of building a new facility.

Cincinnati Police have some leads to go on to try to find the person responsible for spray painting swastikas and racial slurs on Withrow University High School over the weekend.

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Cincinnati Police officers will head to Washington D.C. next week. Lt. Steve Saunders says 40 officers are providing security during the presidential inauguration.

Cincinnati area police are on the hunt for the source of a tainted heroin batch that caused 21 people to overdose in 24 hours Tuesday in the areas of Price Hill, Camp Washington and the Beekman Street Corridor. All have recovered after emergency personnel administered Narcan.

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Cincinnati Police Officer Orlando Smith, a 22-year veteran of the department, has long advocated for body cameras. After a Wednesday news conference announcing their rollout, Smith showed off his camera which is mounted on his chest.

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Update 3:30 p.m.: The case involving a knife-wielding suspect and the Cincinnati Police officer who killed him will not go to a Hamilton County grand jury.

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Cincinnati Police say officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man on Government Square Sunday morning.

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Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies are still working without body cameras, even though a plan to purchase them was approved earlier this year.

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The Cincinnati Police Department is continuing work on security plans for the various Pride week activities, culminating with a parade and festival. 

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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said charges will not be filed against an off-duty police officer in the death of a bank robber.

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Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac offers thoughts and prayers to the Frost family but defends the off-duty police officer who shot and killed 20-year old Terry Frost.

As of December 31, 2013, the National Crime Information Center’s Missing Person File contained more than 84,000 active missing person records. And according to the National Institute of Justice, there are an estimated 40,000 unidentified human remains in the offices of the nation's medical examiners and coroners or were buried or cremated before being identified.

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The members of the Cincinnati Police Department's latest recruit class are halfway through their 26-week training program.  They are scheduled to graduate on July 1.

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The Cincinnati Police Department is working to tighten its policies on some overtime for its officers.

The city's Internal Audit department recently completed a review of some of the police department's discretionary overtime, which must be pre-approved by a supervisor. The goal was to determine if the overtime was properly managed, authorized and approved.

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