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.
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.
Cincinnati Council Member Chris Seelbach and his staff are following up on the information they gathered last month during a series of public safety listening sessions. He estimated he met with about 75 residents during open office hours held around the city. Seelbach also talked with about 60 police officers and 60 firefighters. He said one common theme during the meetings with residents concerned loitering and curfew violations among young people.
The Cincinnati Police Department’s use of force policy is being updated, specifically the sections dealing with Taser use.
City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. outlined the changes Monday in a memo to Mayor Mark Mallory and Council Members.
The city’s Law Department worked with the Police Department on the changes.