Tamir Rice Shooting: One Year Later

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It has been a year since the police shooting death of Tamir Rice. Our reporters Nick Castele and David C. Barnett bring us up to date on the case. It's also been almost a year since the U.S. Department of Justice issued findings of excessive use of force in the Cleveland Division of Police, leading to a consent decree. We'll talk about the decree with a member of Cleveland's Community Police Commision and also discuss how these type of policing reforms have fared in other cities. Are they effective in the long run?

 

 

http://stories.frontline.org/what-happens-when-police-are-forced-to-reform

 

https://www.clevelandcpc.org/

Guests: 

Nick Castele, Ideastream Reporter/ Producer

David C. Barnett, Ideastream Senior Reporter/ Producer

Subodh Chandra- Attorney for the Rice family

Sarah Childress, Senior Digital Reporter, Frontline 

Lee Fisher, Member, Cleveland Community Police Commission

Jonathan Witmer-Rich, Associate Professor, Cleveland State University’s Marshall College of Law  

 

 

 

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