Cleveland Police Department
The Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association has filed an appeal to overturn the firing of the former cop who killed Tamir Rice.
Michael Brelo, a White Cleveland police officer, is one of six officers fired for his role in a high-speed police chase that ended with 137 shots fired in 19.6 seconds at two unarmed Black people, according to Cleveland.com. He is among 13 officers who shot and killed Timothy Russell and his passenger Malissa Williams after a high-speed, 22-mile chase […]
In a scathing rebuke of Cleveland’s police practices, the city and U.S. Department of Justice have entered into a court enforceable agreement to halt excessive use of force by officers. The DOJ on Tuesday released findings of a 21-month investigation that began in 2013, according to the complaint, saying officers frequently used unreasonable force against […]
Mayor Frank Jackson joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the settlement that was reached between the Cleveland Police Department and the Department of Justice as well as the verdict in the Michael Brelo trial. The DOJ uncovered extensive abuse by the Cleveland Police Department over a three year period, which marks the second […]
According to an article on MotherJones.com, it has been six months since Tamir Rice died and the Cleveland police officer who shot him has yet to be questioned. That in itself is utterly shameful. Now, the Cleveland Police Department has released an incident report on Tamir Rice that has caused a lot of confusion and sparked […]
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