“After Cincinnati police killed three unarmed black men in six months, rioting followed and the U.S. Justice Department forced the police and city administration to sit down with community leaders and work out a brighter future. As in Cleveland today, none of them trusted each other, and even after they had hammered out a deal to change police practices, none of them thought the deal would work.
But it did. Today, Cincinnati is widely regarded as the model for how police and community can work together. As Cleveland leaders embark on their arduous mission to bring the police and the community together, Cincinnati offers a vision of what could be…. ”
Via Special report: Can Cleveland learn from Cincinnati’s long road to police reform? @ cleveland.com.