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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.

Cop Charged With Assault Days After Acquittal In Double Killing

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 06.04.2015 | Crime

A Cleveland police officer is charged with misdemeanor assault for an incident that took place just days after he was acquitted in the killing of two ...

Prosecutor Faults Judge After Cop Acquitted In Death Of 2 Unarmed Suspects

Associated Press | Posted 05.31.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — While acknowledging he can't appeal an acquittal, an Ohio prosecutor says a judge made serious errors before finding a Cleveland po...

Actor Jesse Williams Speaks on #BreloVerdict

Joshua Adams | Posted 05.27.2015 | Black Voices
Joshua Adams

After "not guilty" was read as the verdict for Officer Michael Brelo for his part in the shooting death of Black couple Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, "Grey's Anatomy" star Jesse Williams took to Twitter to speak on the verdict.

Protests In Cleveland After Brelo Verdict

AP | Posted 05.24.2015 | Black Voices

11:18 p.m. Cleveland police say more than a dozen arrests have been made at one location during protests Saturday night over the acquittal of a pat...

Cleveland Patrolman Found Not Guilty In Deaths Of 2 Unarmed Suspects

AP | Posted 05.23.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — A patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects during a 137-shot barrage of gunfire was acquitted Saturday in a...

Cop Says He Doesn't Remember Firing 15 Shots In Deadly Barrage

Posted 04.06.2015 | Crime

MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The outcome of voluntary manslaughter charges against a Cleveland police officer likely will ...

Cleveland Cops Indicted In Large Chase

AP | MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 05.30.2014 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — Six officers in Cleveland's troubled police department were indicted Friday in a November 2012 car chase that ended with two unarme...

75 Officers Violated Orders In Deadly Chase

AP | Posted 08.02.2013 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- A review of a deadly police chase in Cleveland last fall has found that 75 patrol officers violated orders and police department rules, c...

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 ...

'It Was A Lack Of Control'

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 04.07.2013 | Crime

RICHFIELD, Ohio — Leadership and communications failures led to the chaotic police chase in Cleveland last fall than ended with 13 officers firi...

Autopsies Show Couple Shot 137 Times In Fatal Car Chase Used Cocaine

AP | Posted 03.27.2013 | Crime

CLEVELAND — Autopsies found cocaine in the systems of two unarmed people killed by police in Cleveland after a chase that ended with 13 officers...

Community Wonders Why So Many Rounds Fired In Shooting Deaths

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 12.17.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- A chase that ended with 13 officers firing 137 rounds, killing two people, began with a pop – perhaps a gunshot or backfire from a ...

Community Shocked After Deadly Shooting

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 12.04.2012 | Crime

Cleveland Police are investigating an incident in which officers fired 137 bullets at a pair of suspects, killing them. According to police, an un...