December 4, 2014 8:30 am -

Karoli picks up the story via Gawker about Tim Loehmann:


He could not follow simple directions, could not communicate clear thoughts nor recollections, and his handgun performance was dismal,” Independence Deputy Chief Jim Polak wrote in a letter on November 29, 2012, according to records obtained by the Northeast Ohio Media Group. “For these reasons, I am recommending he be released from the employment of the city of Independence. I do not believe time, nor training, will be able to change or correct these deficiencies.”

Polak also wrote that he believed there would certain situations during which Loehmann would “not react in the way instructed.”

and from

The Independence report details a host of issues with Loehmann’s performance as an officer during his short stint with the department.[su_csky_ad]


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5 responses to Cop Who Shot Tamir Rice Was Declared Unfit For Duty In 2012

  1. mea_mark December 4th, 2014 at 9:08 am

    American exceptionalism proudly on display.

  2. Budda December 4th, 2014 at 9:48 am

    Were the Cleveland P.D. that desperate to fill their ranks?

  3. crc3 December 4th, 2014 at 10:43 am

    They need to answer the question…”why was is still on the police force?”. Who the hell is in charge of this goon!!??

    • crc3 December 4th, 2014 at 11:54 am

      …meant to say “why was HE still on the police force?”…..

  4. tracey marie December 4th, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    A poster on another site gave this link yesterday