City Releases Findings of Deadly Chase Review

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CLEVELAND — Mayor Frank Jackson joined Safety Director Martin Flask on Wednesday to present the findings of an administrative review into the deadly police chase in Cleveland last November, the city announced Wednesday.

The review studied the facts regarding the Cleveland police officers and supervisors who had a role in the pursuit and compared the facts to the department’s policies and procedures.

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Based on the findings, Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath will determine whether the officers involved in the pursuit will be disciplined. However, the city did not announce the potential violations today, citing an open criminal investigation, the release said.

On November 29, 13 officers fired 137 shots at Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams after a 22-minute police chase concluded in East Cleveland.

The officers have said they believed the suspects were armed and feared for their lives.

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