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Local News
7:57 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Ohio's police-community relations task force begins its work

Ohio's police-community relations task force held its first meeting Tuesday in Cleveland
Credit Nick Castele

CLEVELAND - A state task force on police-community relations held its first meeting here Tuesday night and heard from about 20 citizens on their treatment by police.

Some speakers recommended collecting data on racial profiling in Ohio, training officers to respond to people with mental illness, and setting up an independent panel to review police shootings. Many speakers urged the task force to consider race in its final proposals.

The task force is slated to deliver a report to Gov. John Kasich by the end of April.

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Police department
11:46 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Changes planned for upcoming special events in Cincinnati

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.  

Assistant Police Chief James Whalen recounted those activities Monday during a city council committee meeting.

"Primarily youth 14 to probably 23-year-old people that were moving up out of the event venue," Whalen said.  "Up into the Central Business District, up in to Over-the-Rhine and to a smaller extent over into the Westend, and engaging in disorderly behavior, sometimes violent behavior."

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Cincinnati Edition
8:13 am
Sun January 5, 2014

EXIT 34, The Last Watch of Officer Jason Ellis

WCPO investigative report on Bardstown police officer's ambush
Provided, WCPO

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Police department
12:29 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Cincinnati Police release details about fatal officer involved shooting

Roger Ramundo, 32, who was killed during a confrontation with police Wednesday in Clifton
Cincinnati Police Department

Three separate investigations are underway after Cincinnati police officers were involved in a deadly shooting incident Wednesday afternoon in Clifton.  

The situation started with a 911 call from a mental health care provider.  The caller requested officers respond to Clifton and Ludlow Avenues for a person with mental health issues who had a gun.

Interim Police Chief Paul Humphries said 5 officers eventually encountered 32-year-old Roger Ramundo on the back deck of Arlin's Bar and Restaurant on Ludlow near Clifton.  

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Focus on Technology
12:31 am
Fri November 30, 2012

3D Laser Scanner aids crash investigators

Cincinnati Police Officer Steven Fox demonstrates the Sokkia Total Station
WVXU

The faster police clear an accident, the faster you can get moving again. In this week’s Focus on Technology, Ann Thompson reports on new tools increasing the speed and accuracy of documenting police reports.


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