Cleveland Police Officers Who Shot Tamir Rice Face Discipline

Wochit Headline News - Saturday, 14 January 2017
The Cleveland police officers involved in the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice will face administrative charges that they violated department policy. The officers shot the innocent child while he was playing with a pellet gun in a park. The shooting set off nationwide protests and amplified the conversation involving excessive police force in America. The three officers were cleared of criminal wrongdoing, but could face internal discipline for alleged administrative violations.

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