POLICE: Shock in Cincinnati

Cincinnati has long been heralded as one of the nation's best-policed cities. Pedestrians can safely roam downtown Fountain Square even at night.

Pornography is hard to find. Topless and bottomless dancing are strictly forbidden. Thus it came as an extraordinary shock when a county grand jury indicted Cincinnati Police Chief Carl V. Goodin, 42, the commander of the vice squad and six other cops last month for charges ranging from bribery and extortion to perjury. At the same time, Larry Flynt, paunchy publisher of the raunchy new skin magazine Hustler, was indicted on charges of bribery and sodomy. Last week...

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