Tag: Tamir Rice

death, men, police

Police Brutality a Leading Cause of Death Among Young Men

A new study from Rutgers University-Newark has found that police are a leading cause of death among young — especially Black — men in America today. The study, which compiled data on police-involved deaths in the U.S., estimated the risks of being killed in a law enforcement encounter by age,…

Archived: Tamir Rice 911 Operator Suspended for Eight Days

The dispatcher who took the 911 call regarding Tamir Rice has been suspended for eight days. According to a disciplinary letter dated March 10, Police Chief Calvin Williams found that Constance Hollinger “engaged in improper conduct and/or procedure.” In November 2014 Hollinger received the call, in which the caller said…