Jeff Blackwell Interim Cincinnati Police Chief Recommended To Get Job Permanently By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 17, 2015 City of Cincinnati Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black recommends naming the interim police chief as the person to permanently take over for the fired Jeff Blackwell. Cincinnati Police Chief Fired By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 9, 2015 City of Cincinnati Cincinnati police chief Jeff Blackwell has been fired in the wake of continuing criticism over his strategies and leadership. Police: Man Suspected Of Killing Officer Wanted Law Enforcement To Kill Him By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jun 20, 2015 City of Cincinnati Cincinnati Police Chief Jeff Blackwell says a man suspected of shooting and killing an officer on Friday apparently wanted to commit "suicide by cop." Blackwell To Maintain Police Staffing Levels By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 19, 2013 Cincinnati's new police chief says he is looking forward to assuming the job this month and is committed to maintaining staffing levels. Columbus Official Finalist For Cincinnati Police Chief Job By Jim Letizia • Sep 6, 2013 Deputy Columbus Police Chief Jeff Blackwell is one of four finalists to become the top cop in Cincinnati.