Cleveland police's fatal shooting of Tamir Rice ruled a homicide

The video of Tamir Rice being fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer raises questions about the police version of events and suggests Cleveland police need to revise their procedures when confronting armed individuals, the editorial board writes.

Cleveland police showed the video of the Tamir Rice shooting Wednesday during a press briefing. We all know this policeman will get off from this killing, too.

Feds Find Shocking, Systemic Brutality, Incompetence In Cleveland Police Department WASHINGTON -- In recent years, Cleveland police officers have punched a 13-year-old boy who was in handcuffs for shoplifting and shot at an unarmed kidnapping victim who was wearing only his underwear, according to disturbing allegations released Thu...

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department stepped into a firestorm of controversy today, delivering a scathing review of the Cleveland Police Department's use-of-force policies and practices, and recommending sweeping reforms at the department.

What is going on with the police in Ohio? From the looks of things with the shooting deaths of John Crawford and 12-year-old Tamir Rice, you would think that the state recently lost its mind. But if the FBI’s recently-released report on the rampant corruption of the Cleveland Police Department is any indication, dirty cops shooting innocent, unarmed people in Ohio is far from new. Some stories make national headlines, but many do not. One of those that was swept under the rug and ignored by…

Tanisha Anderson, 37, died suddenly after she was restrained in a prone position in a confrontation with Cleveland police Nov. 13. Her death was ruled a homicide.

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