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.
UPDATE: "I think we can say without a doubt [Steve Stephens is] armed." -Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams "This is what we would consider a national search." -Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams The Cleveland Police Department updates the media on the search for the man suspected of killing an elderly passerby at random and posting the footage on Facebook.
Feds Find Shocking, Systemic Brutality, Incompetence In Cleveland Police Department