The Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association has filed an appeal to overturn the firing of the former cop who killed Tamir Rice.
911 dispatcher Constance Hollinger was suspended for eight days, while William Cunningham, an off-duty officer, was handed a two-day suspension.
"As a descendant of people who were denied the right to read, to now have the opportunity to serve and lead the institution that is the national symbol of knowledge, is a historic moment," Carla Hayden said at her swearing-in ceremony.
According to police, one of the officers fired several rounds into an alley, striking Tyree King. King was transported to Nationwide Children's Hospital and listed in critical condition, but did not survive.
The Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland and the recreation center where Tamir was killed stand just four miles apart, but the space between the priorities of the RNC and the people the sticker represents couldn't be further apart.
A video obtained by FOX8 Cleveland shows the police pulling up to the boys as they raise their hands. Authorities also order the young men not to make any sudden moves.
Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.
William Pretzer, the museum's senior History Curator, asked the city to delay demolition of the structure in an email Monday.
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 […]
Cleveland settles wrongful death lawsuit with Tamir Rice's family for $6 million. But the city does not admit to wrongdoing.