Cleveland police

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police officers will have body cameras affixed to their riot gear during the Republican National Convention this month. The Arizona company TASER International says it will loan 300 mounting units to the city that will allow officers to attach the body cameras to their riot gear to record interactions between police […]

An Ohio man was awarded $22 million after being beaten and locked in a storage closet by two East Cleveland police officers for four days. Arnold Black was arrested in 2012 for allegedly transporting cocaine in his pick-up truck while traveling through East Cleveland. One of the two arresting officers severely beat Black and took him […]

Cleveland officials said Tuesday they’re firing six police officers involved in a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed black people after a high-speed chase. Those officers included Michael Brelo, a patrolman acquitted of manslaughter charges in May for having fired the last 15 shots of the barrage in East Cleveland on Nov. 29, 2012. The […]

A white Cleveland patrolman who shot a 12-year-old black boy carrying a pellet gun told investigators that he and his partner continuously yelled “show me your hands” before he fired the fatal shots, according to the officer’s statement released by prosecutors Tuesday. The rookie officer said that Tamir Rice didn’t obey his commands and that […]

CLEVELAND (AP) — Family members of a 12-year-old black boy who was carrying a pellet gun when he was fatally shot by a white police officer gathered Sunday for a vigil in Cleveland one year later. People prayed and observed a moment of silence at the Cudell Recreation Center area where Tamir Rice was shot […]

Just weeks after his controversial acquittal in the shooting death of an unarmed African-American couple, Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo faces an assault charge in…

Nearly six months after 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot and killed on a playground by a Cleveland police officer, investigators have presented the findings of…

CLEVELAND (AP) — The outcome of voluntary manslaughter charges against a Cleveland police officer likely will rest on a judge’s decision whether the final 15 shots he fired during a 137-shot barrage by officers was justified. Michael Brelo, 31, goes on trial Monday on two counts of voluntary manslaughter in the November 2012 deaths of […]

  The city of Cleveland has placed the death of Tamir Rice squarely on the shoulders of the 12-year-old shooting victim. On Nov. 22, Rice…

About 1,510 Cleveland, Ohio police will be equipped with body cameras, nearly 10 weeks after an officer shot and killed a 12-year-old Tamir Rice who…

In shocking new video footage, Cleveland police officers can be seen thrusting Tamir Rice’s (pictured) 14-year-old sister to the ground, handcuffing her, and placing her in…

When 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot by Cleveland police after carrying a toy gun in a playground, a Cleveland reporter looked into his parent’s past to get a sense of the child’s mindset. (Readers, understandably, were appalled let the reporter know.) Now, someone has looked into the policeman who actually did the shooting and it […]