Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Is CIRV Really Worth It?

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CINCINNATI -- Oralen Buckner was robbed and murdered while waiting for a ride outside the Faye Apartments in June. More than a month went by without an arrest.

So the Cincinnati Initiative to Reduce Violence, or CIRV, offered to get involved.

Oralen Buckner's homicide was solved thanks to help from CIRV.
Kenneth Buckner, Oralen’s brother, was skeptical. He didn’t think CIRV’s involvement would make any difference.

“No I didn't,” Buckner said.

But Buckner agreed to let CIRV hold a vigil for his brother, encouraging people to come forward with information about who killed him.

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