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Chief Blackwell receives international praise from BBC

Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell (Source: FOX19 NOW file) Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell (Source: FOX19 NOW file)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell received some international attention, serving as the focus of a story done by the British Broadcasting Company.

In the article, Blackwell and the Cincinnati Police Department are praised for serving as role models of police community relations, specifically for the ways in which city officers interact with the youth.

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Blackwell is quoted as saying, "The problem is that in America, police officers don't know these young people."

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