(Cleveland) - Deaths threats have been directed to tough-talking Cleveland City Councilman Mike Polensek.

The Collinwood leader is receiving extra police protection as a result of the threats of which he received indirectly.

Polensek believes the threats were made following his call for justice in the aftermath of the murder of Stephen Halton in his ward.

Halton was a hospital worker who was killed as he headed to work.  Polensek says he is carrying on with his regular routine despite the threats. 

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