Friday, 15 November, 2019

Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting

Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting
Christy Curtis | 31 May, 2017, 07:03

Tamir Rice was playing in a park with a pellet gun in November 2014, when officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback drove up in a patrol auto, responding to an emergency call.

None of the rules violations announced by Public Safety Director Michael McGrath and Police Chief Calvin Williams directly related to the firing of Loehmann's gun outside a recreation center on November 22, 2014.

The death of Rice, who was African-American, came to exemplify the kind of complaints about excessive use of police force that have defined the Black Lives Matter movement.

Loehmann was sacked because he wasn't truthful on his job application, Williams said. He resigned after six months from that police force after being deemed unfit to serve as a police officer.

Garmback was also suspended for 10 days for his part in the incident and will have to take a tactical training course before returning to duty, the Times reported.

Williams said Loehmann, who shot Rice, has been fired.

Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians
The status of Jerusalem is among the most sensitive issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The nearby Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews can pray.

Video surveillance showed he fired his weapon two seconds after leaving the patrol auto. His punishment, a two-day suspension without pay, is for failing to disclose his second job. Police were responding to a 911 call reporting a man with a gun.

In 2015, a grand jury declined to charge any of the officers in Tamir's death, sparking national outrage over this and other national headline-making shootings involving African-Americans at the hands of police. He said both officers were disciplined for violating department rules.

"There's a 12-year-old kid dead. We have to be fair and objective to our process".

Tamir's mother, Samaria Rice, expressed mixed feelings about the discipline. Timothy Loehmann was sacked today because he broke administrative rules.

But the Critical Incident Response Committee concluded that neither Garmback nor Loehmann violated any police policies during the shooting.

A subsequent criminal investigation by local prosecutors closed a year and a half ago, without bringing charges against the two officers.

Recommended

  • Christy Clark to stay on as BC premier

    Christy Clark to stay on as BC premier

    Liberals' discussions with the Greens for support in the minority parliament. "We're going to work together on this", said Weaver. The Liberals won the most seats, but were unable to persuade the Green party to back them in a minority government.
    Angels star Trout has torn thumb ligament, surgery possible

    Angels star Trout has torn thumb ligament, surgery possible

    A year after hitting.315 with a.441 on-base percentage, 29 home runs, 100 RBIs and 30 steals, Trout was off to a dynamic start. Team doctor Steve Yoon was scheduled to arrive in Anaheim later Monday night to meet with Trout and discuss his options.

    Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria

    But he said that in general, "We have backchannel communication with a number of countries". Kushner's lawyer, Jamie Gorelick , told CNN in response to the Reuters report: "Mr.
  • Fake media prevent Americans from hearing real story

    On that topic, Trump tweeted Sunday night: "I suggest that we add more dollars to Healthcare and make it the best anywhere". The newspaper cited anonymous US officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications.
    Jeremy Bracco: Jeremy Bracco helps Windsor win Memorial Cup

    Jeremy Bracco: Jeremy Bracco helps Windsor win Memorial Cup

    Windsor's lead only lasted 48 seconds, however, as Dylan Strome scored his seventh goal of the tournament to tie the game at one. No one really had a favourite player as the common answer was "the whole team, they're all really good".
    Penn State women's lacrosse falls to Maryland in NCAA semifinals

    Penn State women's lacrosse falls to Maryland in NCAA semifinals

    A second-straight trip to the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Final Four left Penn State with a familiar feeling - disappointment. This was a spectacular season for BC's women's lacrosse program in what many expected to be a bit of a rebuilding year.
  • Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry

    Armed response police stand at the start of the Great Manchester Run in central Manchester , England Sunday May 28 2017. Two men - one of them aged 19 and the other 25 - were arrested yesterday on suspicion of terror activities.

    Iraqi forces advance on ISIS-held neighborhoods in western Mosul

    Global aid group Save the Children expressed concern that the call for civilians to leave could expose them to additional danger. Iraqi forces announced the beginning of the final push on the last IS strongholds in Mosul Saturday.
    Cano, Heredia homer in Mariners' 5-0 win over Red Sox

    Cano, Heredia homer in Mariners' 5-0 win over Red Sox

    Price made a pair of rehab starts in Single-A Charlotte in 2013, posting an ERA of 1.23 and striking out 12 over 7 1/3 innings. To get shut out twice? At vehicle has that having Chris Sale on this staff for being a left hander like you helped to south.
  • Numis Securities Ltd Reaffirms Buy Rating for Helical PLC (HLCL)

    It dropped, as 48 investors sold Paypoint plc shares while 91 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 331 raised stakes. The stock of Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) earned "Underperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Thursday, January 12.
    Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

    Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

    The moment was abrupt interruption of an otherwise warm and smooth welcome for Trump to the Holy Land. The U.S. has never recognized Israeli sovereignty over parts of the Old City seized in the 1967 war.
    Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

    Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

    For what he does, what he brings, it's not enough. "They care about my health, not just being a basketball player", Thomas said. Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love's roles as LeBron's sidekicks will be scrutinized and reevaluated throughout the series.

Russians warned against visiting UK over terror threat Russians warned against visiting UK over terror threat It's been downgraded on the advice of security services from "critical" to "severe", meaning an attack is still highly likely. However, the threat level remains severe and there will still be significant numbers of armed police on our streets.

A look at what minimum-wage workers get paid across Canada A look at what minimum-wage workers get paid across Canada Providing seven paid sick days for all workers separate from Personal Emergency Leave. The government plans to raise it every year along with the rate of inflation.

UK PM May says prepared to leave European Union without a Brexit deal UK PM May says prepared to leave European Union  without a Brexit deal You don't address these problems by ignoring them. "I am not a dictator", Corbyn said in one his best lines of the night. The Labour leader said it was "not right and not fair" for his family to be subjected to the scrutiny.

Sonic Mania Coming August 15; Pre-orders Beginning Now Sonic Mania Coming August 15; Pre-orders Beginning Now It also has a new trailer with equal parts lovely sketch animations, nostalgia-laden pixel art, and some rad chiptune rock. Sonic Mania is Sega's best chance at truly recapturing the magic that was seen in the 2D Sonic classics.

Celtic Secure The Treble To Complete Unbeaten Season Celtic Secure The Treble To Complete Unbeaten Season We had a choice in the game, do we put on a full-back for young Kieran or stay offensive and attacking, and it paid off for us. You could never of sat down - any manager - coming in at the beginning of the season and wrote down what we would have done.

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians Army spokesman, Colonal Edgard Arevalo, said "surgical strikes" were taken on "known and verified enemy positions". About 60 militants and 15 members of the security forces have been killed since Saturday, the army says.

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals The Cavs have lost one game so far and it largely happened because LeBron James had one of the worst games of his playoff career. They, like LeBron, are chasing the ghosts of greatness at this point, and the Warriors had a Jordan record in their sights.

Manchester Police Arrest Man, 25, In Bomb Probe Armed police mingled with spectators as crowds gathered to watch the runners, including mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham. They also have published CCTV images of Abedi on the night of the attack, which show him wearing a hat, glasses, and a dark top.

Abe, Trump seek global pressure on N. Korea That's according to a White House readout of the pair's meeting Friday ahead of the G-7 summit of wealthy nations. Nonetheless, North Korea on May 21 launched a ballistic missile for the second week in a row.

Death of police officer in Lockyer Valley Death of police officer in Lockyer Valley Queensland Police Union president Ian Leavers said the officer was shot "simply trying to apprehend a wanted person". After the attack Maddison fled to a farm shed near Gatton, where he's been holed up since 4pm Monday.

Mumbai Indians win IPL 2017 against Rising Pune Supergiant Sharma broke the shackles with the first boundary of the innings on the opening delivery of the sixth over. Pune improved their tournament record but may have played their last game of the cash-rich league.

Jeremy Corbyn rules out deal with SNP in hung Parliament The Conservatives say another ballot can not take place until after Brexit and only if there is public consent for a vote. Prime Minister Theresa May has repeatedly said that "now is not the time" for a second referendum on independence.

Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 35 years Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 35 years Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. Two other planes once owned by Elvis are on display in Graceland, the late singer's estate: Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II.

UK's Lib Dem Promises Referendum on EU Deal With Option to Remain The Lib Dem manifesto set out plans to fight hard Brexit, ban diesel cars and help young people buy their first home. The party has ruled out plans to scrap tuition fees, instead planning to restore maintenance grants.

Who'll win? Cannes gears up for Palme d'Or prize night Sofia Coppola took home the prize for best director and became the second woman to win the award in Cannes history. The prestigious Palme d'Or is to be handed out, having been chosen from a selection of 19 films in competition .