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Tanisha Anderson

  • The city of Cleveland has disciplined five officers in two separate incidents, one involving the death of Tanisha Anderson and another involving uninvestigated sex crimes cases. Safety Director Michael McGrath suspended a police officer for not calling EMS quickly enough to assist Anderson, who died after a mental health crisis in 2014. Another officer received a written warning. Two police supervisors were demoted and another was suspended over the sex crimes cases. Tanisha Anderson Investigation
  • By Phil de Olivera, WKSU The mother of Tanisha Anderson is accusing Cuyahoga County officials of trying to cover up police officers' role in her death in 2014 by blaming it on a heart condition. An autopsy of the county coronor originally ruled Tanisha Anderson's death a homicide. But the attorney general's office ordered another autopsy last year after it was discovered the case file was tainted with statements by the two officers involved in the incident.