Police Disciplinary Hearings Begin

May 21, 2013

Disciplinary hearings for six of the twelve Cleveland police supervisors stemming from last year's chase and fatal shooting are underway.

The supervisors are accused of violating police department policies. Cleveland Fraternal Order of Police President Brian Bentley.

The families of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, two unarmed African-Americans killed by 12 white officers and one latino officer last November, say that stress does not compare to what they have dealt with. Cleveland police officials say the supervisors are accused of failing to take control of the chase and other procedural violations.