http://www.enquirer.com/editions/2003/07/03/loc_arbitration03.html A Cincinnati arbitrator has ruled that a negotiated contract for the Fraternal Order of Police supercedes a voter initiative on how assistant police chiefs should be hired. The measure approved after 2001 riots allowed the city to go outside the force to hire chiefs and assistant chiefs and removed those positions from civil-service protection. Proponents said the initiative would change the culture of the police department by starting at the top. "This is obviously a . . .
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