# Summit county black elected officials
Akron's Black Elected Officials Ask the Department of Justice to Investigate a Police Shooting of an Unarmed Black Man
Black Elected Officials of Summit County LogoCourtesy of Summit County Black Elected Officials. Akron, OH. - The Black Elected Officials of Summit County call for practical police reform to prevent police brutality. The organization's members request intervention from the United States Department of Justice. In a recent press release, the organization says they are tired of police officers killing black men and women. The press release originated from the recent death of an unarmed black man who was allegedly shot at 90xs and struck 60xs by eight Akron police officers. The press release says that this caused the man's untimely death.