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Officer to Flag Burner at Republican Convention: "You're on Fire, Stupid"

July 21, 2016
One of the officers can be heard on a cellphone video telling one of the protesters, “You’re on fire, stupid,” after being challenged as to why the officers were interfering with the protest. More Here.

Police Bicycle Patrols Play Major Role in Republican Convention Security

July 21, 2016
Local police have assembled a team of 300 bicycle officers, divided across two shifts, to guide and manage marches that have weaved through the heart of downtown, so far without incident.

Video: Officer to Flag Burner at Republican Convention: "You're on Fire, Stupid"

July 21, 2016
One of the officers can be heard on a cellphone video telling one of the protesters, “You’re on fire, stupid,” after being challenged as to why the officers were interfering with the protest.

City of Cleveland Vows to Fix Problems in Investigating Police-Misconduct Claims

June 14, 2016
The city of Cleveland said in a court filing that it's working toward fixing the "dire" branch of the Cleveland police department that investigates officer misconduct complaints from citizens.

Video: Police Union Defends Cleveland Officer Criticized by Councilman

June 9, 2016
Union officials say the picture shows the equipment ordered for the RNC does not fit all officers. But the picture drew criticism from Councilman Mike Polensek, who referred to the pictured officer as "a 300-pounder."

Police Union Defends Cleveland Officer Criticized by Councilman

June 9, 2016
Union officials say the picture shows the equipment ordered for the RNC does not fit all officers. But the picture drew criticism from Councilman Mike Polensek, who referred to the pictured officer as "a 300-pounder." More Here.

Cleveland Police in Riot Gear Won't Wear Body Cameras During RNC

May 31, 2016
Many Cleveland police officers will not be wearing body cameras if protests turn violent during the Republican National Convention in July, officials said.

Video: Cleveland Officer Gives His Pokemon Card Collection to Boy Who Had His Stolen

May 23, 2016
A Cleveland police officer who had been collecting Pokemon cards since he was a child gave them all away to a boy who shares his passion for the game.

Cleveland Officer Gives His Pokemon Card Collection to Boy

May 23, 2016
Officer Grotenrath says after his shift, he went home, rummaged through his closet, and found his old collection. The 26-year old and two-year Cleveland police veteran surprised Bryce by giving him his cards. More Here.

Cleveland Police Union: Tamir Rice Settlement Money Should Help Educate Kids About Dangers of Replica Guns

April 26, 2016
“Something positive must come from this tragic loss,” said Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association. “That would be educating youth of the dangers of possessing a real or replica firearm,” he said.

Cleveland to Pay $6 Million Settlement to Family in Death of Tamir Rice

April 25, 2016
The city of Cleveland has agreed to pay Tamir Rice's family $6 million to settle a federal lawsuit filed over the boy's November 2014 shooting death by city police.

Monitor to Submit First-Year Plan for Cleveland Police Reform

February 2, 2016
The city of Cleveland must devise a new use-of-force policy and have officers trained to implement it by the end of 2016, according to the first-year plan for a consent decree aimed at reforming the troubled Cleveland Police Department.

Six Cleveland Police Officers Fired, Six Suspended for Roles in Deadly Chase and Shooting

January 26, 2016
Six Cleveland officers have been fired and six others suspended for their roles in a 2012 police chase and shooting that ended with the deaths of two unarmed people.

No Charges for Cleveland Officers in Tamir Rice Case

December 28, 2015
An Ohio grand jury has decided not to return an indictment in the 2014 police shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

Shooting of Tamir Rice ‘Objectively Reasonable,’ New Report Finds

November 13, 2015
The November 2014 shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by a Cleveland police officer was deemed "objectively reasonable" Thursday afternoon, in the third report on the incident to be released by the Cuyahoga County prosecutor.

Groups Seek Changes to Cleveland Consent Decree

June 29, 2015
The NAACP and other civil rights groups want a federal judge to modify a consent decree aimed at reforming the troubled Cleveland police department by requiring outside agencies to investigate deadly police-use-of-force cases and to make the job of police inspector general more independent, according to brief filed Monday.

Cleveland Officer Can Sue City for Wrongful Suspension Over Facebook Posts

June 25, 2015
U.S. District Judge Christopher Boyko, in an order issued Monday, wrote that Sgt. Johnny Hamm has a "plausible claim for deprivation" of his right to due process, if what Hamm alleges is true. Boyko wrote that the complaint over the Facebook posts was lodged by police Chief Calvin Williams and decided at a disciplinary hearing that was also presided over by the chief.

Tamir Rice Investigation Report Released

June 15, 2015
The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office released a redacted account of the investigation on Saturday. The 224-page report, compiled by Sheriff's Department investigators, offers no determination as to whether the Nov. 22, 2014 shooting was justified.

Judge Finds Probable Cause for Murder Charge Against Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice

June 12, 2015
A Cleveland Municipal Court judge has found probable cause that a Cleveland police officer should face murder and other charges in the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was holding a replica gun.

Cleveland Chief: Officers Should See Themselves as 'Guardians,' Not 'Warriors'

June 11, 2015
Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said Wednesday that among the challenges he faces in reforming his department in concert with a federal consent decree is training his officers to view themselves as guardians of the community, rather than warriors.
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