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Virginia Agency Bans Head Strikes, Following Recruit's Death

March 18, 2011  | 

The Norfolk (Va.) Police Department has revamped its defensive tactics training, so cadets will no longer be required to endure strikes to the head or defend themselves when they are exhausted, reports the Virginia Pilot.

Norfolk PD's Acting Police Chief Sharon Chamberlin announced the changes that follow the death of recruit John Kohn, the 40-year-old cadet who died as a result of training injuries in December.

Read the full story at HamptonRoads.com.

Related:

VIDEO: Virginia Chief On Hot Seat After Training Death

DT Training Injury Caused Death of Virginia Recruit

Tags: Training Accidents, Norfolk (Va.) PD


Comments (2)

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mauve @ 9/15/2011 10:20 PM

its bauetiful

Mark Bascug @ 10/19/2011 10:20 PM

@ mauvre ....excuse me? That is beautiful?

It is about death and murder ???

-Mark - http://pilotincanada.com

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