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Activists Seek Warrants For Officers In Tamir Rice Shooting

Activists who filed affidavits that led a judge to find probable cause to arrest two Cleveland officers for the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice are calling on the city to issue arrest warrants.

06/16/2015

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Federal Judge Approves Cleveland Police Reform Agreement

A Justice Department report found Cleveland police officers routinely use excessive force and violate people’s civil rights.

06/12/2015

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Coroner Rules Woman’s Death In Cleveland Police Custody A Homicide

A woman died in Cleveland police custody nearly two months ago because she was physically restrained in a prone position, and her heart condition and bipolar disorder were also factors, a coroner said Friday.

01/02/2015

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Report: Hit Put Out On Cleveland Police Following Fatal Shooting Of 12-Year-Old Boy

A hit has reportedly been put out on Cleveland police following the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy.

12/05/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the Justice Department on Dec. 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Holder: Cleveland Police Use Excessive, Unnecessary Force Far Too Often

Cleveland police officers use excessive and unnecessary force far too often, are poorly trained in tactics and firearm use and endanger the public and their fellow officers with their recklessness, the U.S. Justice Department said in a report presented Thursday by Attorney General Eric Holder.

12/04/2014

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Files Show Officer Who Fatally Shot 12-Year-Old Boy ‘Lacked Maturity’ In Separate Police Department

The uncle of a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by a Cleveland police officer told mourners at a memorial service Wednesday that they must be advocates for change through peaceful protest and civil disobedience.

12/04/2014

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Cleveland Police To Release ‘Very Clear’ Video Of What Happened In Deadly Shooting Of 12-Year-Old Boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — City police plan to release the names of the two officers involved in the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy, along with dispatch calls and a surveillance video that authorities say clearly […]

11/26/2014

Police say the body of a 14-month-old boy missing in central Ohio has been found.   (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police: Video Of Officer Shooting Boy Is ‘Very Clear’

Cleveland police say an officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy who had what turned out to be a replica gun.

11/24/2014

‘Anonymous’ Hacks City Of Cleveland Website For ‘Cold Blood’ Police Shooting

The “hacktivist” group Anonymous attacked and brought down the city of Cleveland’s website after a police officer shot and killed a 12-year old boy who was carrying a toy gun.

11/24/2014

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Official: Officers Who Fatally Shot 12-Year-Old Boy Were Not Told Gun Might Be Fake

A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator’s call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings.

11/24/2014

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