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Emotions aren't always talked about in the police academy but now they're the focus of a new kind of training. The Middletown Police Department recently hosted a two-day course in Racial Intelligence Training and Engagement (RITE). 

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 Cincinnati's first police recruit class in several years is on track to graduate at the end of next month. That graduation is set for February 27.

56 members are in the 26-week training program. Around 2,500 people took the test to be a city police officer.