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Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath responds to calls for his resignation from the Cleveland police union with a message to the greater Cleveland Black community, others

Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath A Message From Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath To The Greater Cleveland Community Following A Demand On  February  7 By The Cleveland Police Union For Rank And File Police Officers (The Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association) For His Resignation. The demand Follows A Report From Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine That The Cleveland Police Department Has Systemic Failures That Contributed To The Deadly Shooting  On Nov 29 By Cleveland Police Of Unarmed Black Suspects Malissa Williams And Timothy Russell. Both  Were Gunned Down By A Group Of White Officers Firing 137  Rounds  Of Ammunition Gangsta-Style. A Cuyahoga County Grand Jury Will Determine If An Indictment On Felony Murders Charges Will Be Issued Against Police CLEVELAND, Ohio-Over the past few days, the investigative file regarding the use of deadly force by Cleveland Police Officers on November 29, 2012 was released and the public discussion surrounding this in

Cleveland police union calls for resignation of Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath in response to report by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine that says police, Cleveland Police Department have systemic problems following fatal 137-bullets shooting of unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell, Mayor Jackson sends city officials around town to seek support for his claim that no systemic problems or racism exist in police department, a hard sale, Jackson has no Blacks on his top level law enforcement leadership team, an insensitive gesture say community activists that heightens the systemic problems DeWine highlighted in his report

Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association President Jeff Follmer Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Democratic Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath By Kathy Wray Coleman, publisher, editor-n-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( www.cleve ) CLEVELAND,Ohio- The union representing the rank and file of Cleveland police yesterday called for the resignation of Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath, an unprecedented announcement that has shaken up City Hall . "Our members no longer have trust in our chief in his ability to lead and we are asking him to step down," said Jeff Follmer, president of the Police Patrolmen's Association. The demand for McGrath to step down comes in the wake of a report by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine released on Tuesday that found violations of departmental policies and procedure