Cleveland's mayor says he welcomes protests following yesterday's decision by a grand jury to clear the officers involved in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice. Mayor Frank Jackson said during a news conference he doesn't worry about protests, that people have a right to protest and he actually welcomes it. He also said police will provide protection to protesters who come to Cleveland.
Yesterday, a grand jury decided Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback would not face charges in the killing of the 12-year-old boy. Rice was shot last year after he brandished a real-looking pellet gun. Jackson said while people have a right to protest, damage to property and violence against others will not be tolerated.
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