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Family of 12-year-old shot by police should use $6 million payout to 'educate on danger of guns'
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# Tamir Rice

Family of 12-year-old shot by police should use $6 million payout to 'educate on danger of guns'

Apr 26th 2016, 7:19 AM 11,466 Views 37 Comments

12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a junior police officer in November 2014.

Police officer who shot dead black 12-year-old boy will not face trial
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# Tamir Rice

Police officer who shot dead black 12-year-old boy will not face trial

Dec 28th 2015, 7:46 PM 12,696 Views 97 Comments

Tamir Rice had been brandishing a replica, pellet-shooting handgun when shot in Cleveland by recently recruited police officer Timothy Loehmann.

The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year
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# Timeline

The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year

Dec 24th 2014, 5:30 PM 7,193 Views 41 Comments

The shooting dead of Antonio Martin joins a growing list of similar incidents in the last six months.

Opinion: US policing culture is growing increasingly violent – so where will it end?
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Opinion: US policing culture is growing increasingly violent – so where will it end?

Dec 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 50 Views 88 Comments

Adjusting for the disparity in population, citizens in Britain – another country with armed police – are around 100 times less likely to be shot by a police officer than Americans.

Police in Cleveland release CCTV footage of officer shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice
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# Playground Shooting

Police in Cleveland release CCTV footage of officer shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice

Nov 27th 2014, 7:45 AM 55,927 Views 72 Comments

The boy was shot on Saturday as officers responded to a call about someone with a gun at a Cleveland playground.

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun
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# USA

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun

Nov 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 351 Views 122 Comments

American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.