Cleveland, OH community leaders are looking to take the law into their own hands … sort of. Because prosecutors have yet to take action with filing murder charges against officers, Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback​ in the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, they plan to push the bucket. The community leaders are hoping to use a state law that would allow them to bring the charges against both present officers.

This tactic would be a great move, especially considering that as of mid-May, the two officers in question have yet to be questioned in the November 2014 death of Tamir. A ‘slow investigation‘ would be an understatement.

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The community leaders said they intended to file their request on Tuesday morning in municipal court. One of them provided The New York Times with copies of six affidavits they planned to file, which outline the crimes they say were committed.

Ohio is one of a handful of states that allow residents to request an arrest without approval from the police or prosecutors. It is difficult to know how the case will play out because there is little precedent for a citizen to request an arrest in such a contentious, high-profile case.

Arrested by the community? Something like a citizens arrest would be great, however, the grant still needs to come directly from a judge.