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#tamir rice

# tamir-rice - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

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

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

# tamir-rice - Monday 28 December, 2015

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

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

# tamir-rice - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

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

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

# tamir-rice - Thursday 4 December, 2014

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

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.

# tamir-rice - Thursday 27 November, 2014

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

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

# tamir-rice - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

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

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

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