• Report

    Police-Community Relations in Cincinnati: Year Four Evaluation Report

    In 2002, the Cincinnati Police Department and the ACLU joined together to review police-community relations. This report finds that CPD is not the same as the department that policed Cincinnati in 2001. With crime reduced and no evidence of racial bias at traffic stops, there is still room for improvement with community relations.

    Jan 16, 2009

  • Journal Article

    Journal Article

    The Influence of Race in Police-Civilian Interactions: A Videotape Analysis

    A study of several hundred randomly sampled video recordings from police cars on traffic stops in Cincinnati, Ohio revealed key differences in interactions between officers and suspects depending on their race.

    Jan 1, 2008

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    Police-Community Relations in Cincinnati: Year Three Evaluation Report

    In 2002, the Cincinnati Police and the ACLU joined together to review police-community relations. This evaluation reports that three years out, blacks still experience a different kind of policing from that experienced by whites, and that vehicle stops provide an opportunity to redress these disparate impacts.

    Dec 7, 2007

  • News Release

    News Release

    Different Types of Human Trafficking Are Occurring in Two of Ohio's Largest Urban Areas

    >An examination of the types of human trafficking occurring in two of Ohio's largest cities found that child prostitution is more common in Toledo while forced labor is more likely to be identified in Columbus.

    Oct 29, 2007

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    Human Trafficking Problem Hits Close to Home

    While many of us think of human trafficking—both sex and labor trafficking—as occurring mostly in foreign countries, it is a growing national concern, and one that often hits home in local communities.

    Oct 13, 2007

  • Research Brief

    Research Brief

    Efforts to Improve Police-Community Relations in Cincinnati

    This research brief summarizes second-year findings. Although there is no evidence of systematic racial bias in Cincinnati Police Department vehicle stops, other police actions have racially disparate impacts that fuel perceptions of racial bias.

    Feb 16, 2007

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    Assessing the Progress of Police-Community Relations in Cincinnati

    The Cincinnati Police Department, Fraternal Order of Police, and American Civil Liberties Union pledged to collaborate in efforts to resolve social conflict, improve community relations and avoid litigation. RAND evaluated their progress in the second year of the agreement.

    Dec 10, 2006

  • Report


    Police-Community Relations in Cincinnati

    In 2002, the Cincinnati Police Department, the Fraternal Order of Police, and the American Civil Liberties Union entered into a collaborative agreement. They contracted RAND to conduct required annual progress evaluations, of which this is the first.

    Nov 30, 2005

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    Mental Health and Substance Abuse Parity: A Case Study of Ohio's State Employee Program

    The Ohio state case study demonstrates that 'parity' -- equal benefits for drug abuse and mental health (ADM) and medical care -- level benefits for ADM care are affordable under managed care.

    Jan 1, 1999