Mayor Frank Jackson
The video above shows Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announcing the $6 million settlement for the November 2014 shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at the hands of Cleveland police. The Rice family sued the city of Cleveland, the officers, and the dispatchers for wrongful death after a grand jury declined to indict Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson […]
Following outrage that the city of Cleveland would charge the estate of a 12-year-old boy fatally shot by police with his last ambulance ride, Mayor Frank Jackson apologized, dropping the $500 claim.
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 […]
Cleveland police fatally shot an unarmed black teen early Thursday while responding to a call of a break-in at a small convenience store, according to ABC 5 Cleveland. Police say Brandon Jones, 18, was shot at about 2:15 a.m. after officers observed him leaving the store with a bag, the news outlet writes. At least […]
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson On Accountability, Police Reform And His Vision For The Future Of Policing [VIDEO]
On Friday, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson spoke with Jeff Johnson, guest host of “NewsOne Now” about his State of the City address and his vision for the future of policing in the wake of the Tamir Rice shooting. Johnson began the interview by asking Mayor Jackson, “How does a mayor bring about a police department […]
Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice and Attorney Benjamin Crump joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the police shooting incident that left her 12-year-old son dead. To this day, Rice has not received an apology from local officials for the indiscriminate shooting of her son who was playing with a toy gun outside […]
Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson spoke with “NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson about a group of Cleveland Police Officers who were indicted after a wild chase and violent shooting that left two dead. Jackson, speaking on the issue, fought back against claims that the incident was indicative of a systemic problem with the city’s police […]
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