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The Cleveland police officers involved in the 2014 death of a woman in their custody, Tanisha Anderson, used excessive force.


The group monitoring Cleveland's agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform the city's police department has issued its first report, and it's a mixed bag of praise and criticism.

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The Ohio Attorney General's office will serve as special prosecutor investigating the November 2014 death of Tanisha Anderson in a struggle with Cleveland police during a mental health crisis.

A Cleveland police recruit was arrested last weekend in Columbus on an OVI charge.


Six Cleveland police officers have been fired for their roles in a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed African-Americans in 2012.


The FBI and local law enforcement agencies are investigating threats made against the Cuayhoga County prosecutor who oversaw the investigation that resulted in a grand jury decision not to indict two white police officers in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old African-American boy killed in 2014 while carrying a pellet gun.

Four In Cleveland Sue For Wrongful Arrest In Protest

Jul 13, 2015

Four people arrested during a protest following the acquittal of a Cleveland police officer have sued the city and police department in federal court, claiming they were trapped in an alley and weren't given a chance to leave.  

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A man shot and paralyzed by Cleveland police following a robbery last year has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city.

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Cleveland leaders and federal officials jointly presented a 105-page document yesterday that they say will reform the city's police department. 


A senior federal law enforcement official says the city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over its report showing police engage in a pattern or practice of using excessive force and violating the civil rights of citizens. 


Cuyahoga County prosecutors are reviewing the case of two Cleveland police officers involved in the death of a woman in their custody.


In the wake of several high-profile citizen deaths involving Cleveland Police, the city wants to equip its officers with body cameras.


A top official with the Cleveland branch of the NAACP says he has no confidence the city will make changes within the police department without federal oversight.  


Relatives of a woman who died in Cleveland police custody last month say officers need better training on dealing with mentally ill people.

Eighteen months ago, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson vehemently rejected state claims that the city’s police department has “systemic” problems. 


Nine Cleveland police officers involved in the fatal 2012 police shooting that killed two unarmed African-Americans are suing the city, alleging the police department engaged in racial discrimination.


The city of Cleveland has settled a federal lawsuit filed by the estates of two unarmed people killed in a hail of 137 gunshots fired by police after a chase.

Cleveland police say one supervisor was fired, two were demoted and nine were suspended for their roles in a chase last November in which 12 white officers and one latino officer fired 137 shots, killing two unarmed African-Americans.

The FBI and Cleveland Police are defending themselves against allegations of shoddy work after three women missing for a decade were rescued from a home late Monday.

A Cleveland Police report on last year's officer-involved chase and shooting on shows dozens of officers violated department policies.