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Smith: It’s more than police shootings

Smith: It’s more than police shootings

Kevin Smith, Columnist October 7, 2016

The Cleveland Division of Police (CDP) force has been under a microscope recently. They have worked and tried to establish a relationship with the community in spite of controversial events, but their...

Graduate student attacked by CWRU security officer

Makela Hayford and Mike McKenna September 11, 2015

On the night of Wednesday, Sept. 2, a Case Western Reserve University security officer attacked a 32-year-old CWRU graduate student on Bellflower Road near Ford Drive. The perpetrator was later identified...

Justice Department announces strict terms for Cleveland Police Department reforms

Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus graduate with John Marshall Class of 2015; Cop flashed his badge and gun during drunken fight
Nardine Taleb, Staff Reporter May 30, 2015

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Justice Department announces strict terms for Cleveland Police Department reforms On May 25, the Cleveland Police Department (CPD) made an announcement...

Students, community members gather to discuss police’s use of excessive force

J.P. O’Hagan, Sports Editor January 30, 2015

For the second time in a decade, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) reviewed the Cleveland Police Department. The review determined that the Cleveland PD has a pattern of using excessive force. On Jan....

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