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Officer suspended for actions after Tamir Rice’s shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police supervisor is being suspended for detaining the sister of 12-year-old Tamir Rice on the day the Black youth was shot and killed by a white police officer six years ago. Tamir Rice was playing with a pellet gun at a Cleveland park when he was shot in 2014. The city’s safety director on Wednesday ordered the supervisor suspended for two days over the decision to hold Rice’s 14-year-old sister in the back of a police cruiser for over an hour after the shooting. Cleveland’s police chief decided against a suspension earlier this year. The police union’s president vows an appeal.  

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