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  • Police officer who shot Tamir Rice hired as part-time officer in southeastern Ohio

    CLEVELAND — The officer who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in November 2014 has been hired as a part-time police officer in southeastern Ohio. The village of Bellaire confirmed to the Wheeling News-Register Friday that they hired Timothy Loehmann as one of two new part-time officers with its police department. Loehmann was one of the Cleveland police pfficers who shot and killed Rice outside Cudell Rec Center. Police said Rice had an airsoft pistol that looked much more powerful, and he […]


  • Police officer who shot Tamir Rice hired as part-time officer in southeastern Ohio

    CLEVELAND — The officer who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in November 2014 has been hired as a part-time police officer in southeastern Ohio. The village of Bellaire confirmed to the Wheeling News-Register Friday that they hired Timothy Loehmann as one of two new part-time officers with its police department. Loehmann was one of the Cleveland police officers who shot and killed Rice outside Cudell Rec Center. Police said Rice had an airsoft pistol that looked much more powerful, and he […]


  • The officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice has been hired by another police department

    Timothy Loehmann, who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, has been hired as a police officer in another department.

    Bellaire Police Chief Richard Flanagan said Loehmann deserves "a second chance."

    Rice's mother, Samaria Rice, believes "Loehmann doesn't belong on any police force anywhere & shouldn't be foisted upon the citizenry anywhere," according to the Rice family's attorney.

    The police officer who fatally gunned down 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland four years ago has been...