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A Consultant Recommends Changes for the University of Cincinnati Police


An independent consultant has recommended reforms for the University of Cincinnati Police Department. The report from Exigercontains 14 findings with 25 suggestions. It comes 11 months after the shooting death of Samuel DuBose by university police officer Ray Tensing. Tensing was fired and is awaiting trial for murder.

University Public Safety and Reform Vice President Robin Engel says the recommended reforms need to continue.

The recommendations include revising the department's use of force policies, developing an internal audit procedureand arming officers with stun guns.

Rinehart has been a radio reporter since 1994 with positions in markets like Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska; Sioux City, Iowa; Dayton, Ohio: and most recently as senior correspondent and anchor for Cincinnati’s WLW-AM.