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.theguardian - 21 days ago

Tamir Rice’s family asks justice department to reopen case into his death

Federal prosecutors said in late 2020 they would not bring charges against the two police officers involvedThe family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was shot and killed by Cleveland police in 2014, asked the justice department (DoJ) on Friday to reopen the case into his death after it was closed in the waning weeks of the Trump administration.In late 2020, federal prosecutors said they would not bring charges against the two police officers involved, saying the quality of the video footage of the shooting was too poor for them to conclusively establish what had happened. There were no other prosecutions in the case. In December 2015, a grand jury declined to bring criminal charges against the officers. Continue reading...


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