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Activists Criticize Prosecutor In Charge Of Tamir Rice Report

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics

CLEVELAND, Oct 11 (Reuters) - An Ohio prosecutor handling the fatal shooting by police of a 12-year-old boy while he played with a replica pistol was...

'I Don't Want To Die In Your Cell,' Woman Told Police Shortly Before Dying In Jail

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.12.2015 | Black Voices

An Ohio woman told police she didn't want to die in custody just a few hours before she was found dead in her jail cell bed. Ralkina Jones, ...

10 Rules to Help Black Boys Survive

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.25.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Justice cannot breathe when Black men and boys and women and girls are routinely profiled, abused, arrested, and killed with impunity by police officers. We must stop this. We must protect the lives of our young people -- all of them.

DOJ Shouldn't Wait for the Next Crisis in Policing

Alan Jenkins | Posted 06.18.2015 | Black Voices
Alan Jenkins

Cleveland is not isolated. Many police departments were receiving COPS funds as they were being investigated by DOJ or entering into settlements in order to comply with constitutional and civil rights law.

Ryan J. Reilly

Cleveland Police Agree To Rein In Force Under Justice Department Agreement | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The city of Cleveland has reached an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department intended to rein in the use of force by officers in a po...

The Tale of Two Tapes

Michael J. Tansey | Posted 02.08.2015 | Politics
Michael J. Tansey

We have come to a very dangerous point in our history. The protests will only intensify. The American public will be paying much closer attention from both sides of the polarization. The problems are complex and multi-layered. The police force is merely acting as the tip-of-the-spear.

Stopping and Frisking... Cops

Norm Stamper | Posted 08.13.2013 | Crime
Norm Stamper

You cannot, by law or department policy, stop and question people without a reasonable suspicion that they have committed, are committing, or are about to commit a crime, nor can you pat them down without a reasonable suspicion that they are armed and presently dangerous.

Feds Investigate Police Use Of Force After Fatal Shooting

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 03.14.2013 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio -- The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it will open a wide-ranging civil rights investigation into the use of force by Cleveland's ...