Officer who killed Tamir Rice quickly leaves new police job

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The former Cleveland police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014 withdrew from the police force of a Pennsylvania town Thursday amid backlash and media coverage over his hiring. Timothy Loehmann was sworn in Tuesday as the lone police officer in Tioga but left the $18-per-hour position without having worked a single shift, according to borough council President Steve Hazlett. Timothy Loehmann shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice almost eight years ago. He was a Cleveland police rookie with eight months on the job when he shot Rice.
Published 5 months ago · Tioga County, United States Photography The Independent

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