crime

Public Safety
3:21 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Cincinnati Police increasing patrols downtown

Credit Michael Keating / Cincinnati Police

Despite back-to-back shooting incidents downtown this week, shootings and violent crime remain down in Cincinnati compared to last year.

Chief Jeffrey Blackwell says police are stepping up patrols throughout the summer anyway to make sure people feel, and are, safe downtown.

"We're going to have a comprehensive incident command-based plan as we move forward to address every weekend event that we have from now through Labor Day and beyond even through Oktoberfest," says Blackwell.

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Cincinnati Police
5:31 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Convincing Cincinnati neighborhoods they'll be safer this summer

The City has pledged more resources to reduce crime over the summer in Cincinnati neighborhoods, like Northside.
Ann Thompson WVXU

The numbers point to a safer Cincinnati, but the perception for many is that some neighborhoods still aren't. Just today District Three Police Captain Dan Gerard took members of the Board of Realtors on a tour of Price Hill, where crime is at its lowest in ten years.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Fighting Prostitution

Efforts underway to reduce prostitution and sex trafficking in Cincinnati.

 

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Off the Streets

Program seeks to help women escape life on the streets.

  

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Learning How to Respond if Attacked

Mike and Debbie Gardner and the Survive Institute
Provided, Survive Institute

  What would you do if attacked in a dark parking garage or assaulted on a deserted city street? Most of us would probably freeze. But for more than 30 years, Mike and Debbie Gardner of the Survive Institute have been training people how to be aware of their surroundings, to avoid confrontations when possible, and to defend themselves when necessary. Defense experts and “Courage Coaches” Mike and Debbie Gardner join us to talk about what they term, “Self-defense with love.”

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