Protesters arrested after Cleveland cop Michael Brelo’s acquittal file lawsuit against city, police

Seven protesters among dozens arrested during May 2015 demonstrations after Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo was acquitted of manslaughter charges have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Cleveland, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Police Chief Calvin Williams.
Seven protesters among dozens arrested during May 2015 demonstrations after Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo was acquitted of manslaughter charges have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Cleveland, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Police Chief Calvin Williams.(Joshua Gunter, cleveland.com)
By Cory Shaffer

“CLEVELAND, Ohio — A group of protesters arrested in May 2015 following widespread demonstrations in response to the acquittal of Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo for his role in the shooting deaths of an unarmed couple filed a federal lawsuit accusing the city of Cleveland and its police department of violating their civil rights.

Jordan Workman, Jessica Barnes, Jasmine Bruce, Dominique Knox, Eric Maxwell, Tommie Pratt and Tanis Quach filed the suit in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio against the city, Mayor Frank Jackson and police Chief Calvin Williams.”

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2017/05/protesters_arrested_after_acqu.html?platform=hootsuite

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