Slain officer’s family presses commission BY JIM BEBBINGTON home. He was off-duty. Dayton Daily News In emotional speeches duringthe commission meeting, Brame’s DAYTON – The family of slain family and friends urged the com- Dayton police officer Kevin Brame missioners to continue to support told city commissioners Wednes- a full investigation into his slaying. day night that the city is forgetting “What greater priority can a city about his death and his killer is still have than protecting the safety of have than protecting the safety of walking free. its citizens?” said Jerry Rieman, a Brame was shot to death outside friend of Brame’s mother’s, his ex-wife’s home Nov. 1, 1999, Rosemary. after he returned his children to the They said they are distressed the third anniversary of the killing is nearing with no arrests. There is a reward of $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible (call 222- STOP or 333-1178). “I think the homicide squad should be increa should be increased,” said Gerald Brame, the officer’s father. “If they don’t have the necessary training, send them.” Brame’s parents met briefly with police Chief William McManus after the commission meeting and said he tried to assure them the investigation was still a priority. “He said they’re working it aggressively and that his case has money allotted to it,”Gerald Brame said. Rosemary Brame said she found. “I just wish it was sooner rather than later,” she said.

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