Tag: Timothy-Loehmann

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…

Tamir Rice Family to Receive $6 Million in Settlement

The city of Cleveland will pay Tamir Rice’s family $6 million in a wrongful death suit following the boy’s shooting death in 2014. The settlement, which was announced Monday morning, will be paid out in two separate sums of $3 million — one in 2016 and one in 2017. The…

Cleveland Charges Tamir Rice's Family for Rice's Ambulance Ride

The city of Cleveland has apologized to the family of Tamir Rice after sending the 12-year-old boy’s estate a $500 claim for “emergency medical services rendered as the decedent’s last dying expense.” The $500 for Rice’s ambulance bill, which has since been withdrawn, included $450 for life support he received…

No Indictment in Tamir Rice's Murder

Protests took place in Cleveland over the weekend following the announcement from Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty that the grand jury would not indict the two officers involved in the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Nov. 2014. McGinty said in a statement last Monday, “The state must be…

Tamir Rice's Death Called 'Reasonable' in New Reports

By Sheryl Estrada Tamir Rice. Photo from Facebook. Two new reports prepared for the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office said the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, shot and killed by Cleveland Police Officer Timothy Loehmann, was reasonable. On Nov. 22, the day of the shooting, a local man called 911 and…

Cleveland Goes Straight to Judge Seeking Justice for Tamir Rice

After months of waiting for justice in the tragic murder of Tamir Rice, community leaders of Cleveland are taking matters into their own hands and going directly to a judge to press charges against officers Frank Garmback and Timothy Loehmann. Just last week, the sheriff’s office announced that it found…