CLEVELAND – Cleveland officials say that the internal disciplinary charges are brought against two white police officers involved in the murder of Danny (tuh-MORE’) Rice, a 12-year-old black boy playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center.
The police chief Calvin Williams says disciplinary charges recommended against Officers Timothy Loehmann (LOW’-mun), and Frank Garmback were sent to the city and the safety of the driver. The director determines what action can be taken with respect to discipline against officials of the city did not specify Friday. Disciplinary hearings will be held.
Loehmann shot Tamir in 2014 within seconds of a police cruiser driven by Garmback skidding to a halt. The murder is part of a national outrage over the police treatment of minorities.
Phone numbers for the officers could not be found. But the police have said Loehmann ordered Tamir three times on his hands, and Danny the pellet gun looked real.