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Serving & Protecting Cincinnati

The City of Cincinnati Police Department currently employs 1,053 sworn law enforcement officers and 119 non-sworn employees. Under the direction of the Police Chief , it provides a full range of police services within a 78.6 square mile area and is the primary law enforcement agency for the City of Cincinnati. Read More

Jeffrey BlackwellChief Jeffrey Blackwell

Cincinnati Police Chief

After an extensive national search, Jeffery Blackwell was selected as the 14th Police Chief of the Cincinnati Police Department, having taken the oath of office on Sept. 30, 2013. He is only the second external hire for police chief in the agency's history. Read More

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Volunteers join CPD and Lighthouse Youth Services

Fifteen people who had been homeless and camping in an area on West Fifth Street have been connected with social service programs through the efforts of Lighthouse Youth Services Sheakley Center for Youth and the Cincinnati Police Department.

Medication Disposal Day

Drop of unused and/or expired prescription and over-the-counter medication NO QUESTIONS ASKED. Law enforcement officers will collect and then dispose of medications/containers in a safe, environmentally friendly manner according to EPA guidelines.


As Americans everywhere commemorate the solemn anniversary of September 11, Cincinnati Christian University is holding a special chapel service to honor first responders whose dedication to public safety leads them to perform above and beyond the call of duty in their work.


The Landlord Education Training is designed to help owners and managers keep illegal drug activity, chronic nuisance activity, and other criminal activity off their property.

The Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains

The Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains extends an open Invitation to all Greater Cincinnati Police, Fire, and Public Safety Personnel, Families, Friends & Community to the 10th Annual Blue Mass Celebration.


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