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  1. People march in protest to the Cuddell Recreation Center where Tamir Rice was killed, in reaction to Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo being acquitted of manslaughter charges after he shot two people at the end of a 2012 car chase in which officers f

    Ohio Officers’ Arrests Sought Via Odd Law

    Cleveland community leaders plan to invoke an unusual state statute in a bid to obtain murder charges against the police involved in the fatal November shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. The law allows them to bypass prosecutors and ask a judge for an arrest, but it’s rarely used except for frivolous complaints, admitted a lawyer for Rice’s family. Activists nationwide will be paying close attention after officers implicated in the deaths of black men under controversial circumstances in Ferguson, Mo., Madison, Wis., and New York City were spared prosecution.

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