“We know who was involved,” said Greiner, “We know who the people are. It’s not a situation of witnesses not coming forward or anything. It makes no sense to not allow the citizens to really see how this is progressing.”
>>Timeline: 911 calls, officers’ response to Kyle Plush death
One firm, 21st Century Policing will focus on the police department’s response, policies and procedures, Acting City Manager Patrick Duhaney said Monday. Mission Critical Partners will focus on the 911 center, said Duhaney.
Duhaney promised better technology, training and changes to procedure in the wake of Plush’s death.
City IT Director Jayson Dunn replaced police Capt. James Gramke as day-to-day manager at the 911 center last week. Duhaney said this was temporary while technology problems were fixed.
>>Kyle Plush death investigation: Cincinnati police chief releases details in initial probe
Plush, 16, suffocated inside his minivan outside the Seven Hills School April 10. He made two 911 calls, but Cincinnati police officers sent to the school never found him.
Plush’s father found his body several hours later.