UC names new Chief of Police

Michael Cureton (Source: City of Cincinnati)
Michael Cureton (Source: City of Cincinnati)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The University of Cincinnati has named a new Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police.

Michael Cureton was selected after a rigorous search and will take over effective Nov. 21, 2011

Cureton has more than 30 years experience with Cincinnati Police, rising through the ranks from patrol officer to Assistant Police Chief.

A graduate of the FBI National Academy, Michael is currently a student at the University of Cincinnati, from which he expects to earn a master's degree in criminal justice next year.

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