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Cleveland Cases Deemed Unreasonable Use Of Force

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Six Cleveland police officers plead not guilty to charges involving two people killed after a chase.
1:43PM
December 4, 2014

The U.S. Justice Department says Cleveland police officers use excessive and unnecessary force far too often, are poorly trained and endanger the public and their fellow officers with their recklessness.

Family Of Walmart Shooting Victim To Meet With Fed. Prosecutor

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John Crawford III was fatally shot by police inside a Beavercreek Walmart store earlier this month. His family has called the shooting unjustified.
8:21AM
August
28, 2014

The parents of a man fatally shot by police inside a Dayton-area Wal-Mart will meet with a federal prosecutor Thursday to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to handle the shooting investigation and begin a civil rights probe.

Ohio Settles With D.O.J. Over Isolating Youth Inmates

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Ohio's four youth prisons now house more than 400 boys and girls.
12:29PM
May
21, 2014

The state of Ohio has settled with the federal government in a dispute over the use of solitary confinement as discipline for juvenile inmates with mental health disorders.

Groveport Charter Order To Pay $20,000 For Illegal Firing

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The Department of Justice says Imagine Schools violated the anti-discrimination clause of the Immigration and Nationality Act when it fired a man for not re-producing immigration documents.
11:51AM
May 8, 2012

The Department of Justice says it reached an agreement with Imagine Schools after administrators wrongfully fired an employee for not showing immigrantion documents a second time.