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DOJ Seeks Changes To Inglewood PD's Use-of-Force Policy

January 11, 2010  | 

The U.S. Department of Justice found flaws with the Inglewood (Calif.) Police Department's use of deadly force in a city with a murder rate that's almost four times the national average, the Los Angeles Times reports.

After a comprehensive review of the department spurred by two officer-involved shootings in 2008 that brought pressure from federal officials such as Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles), the DOJ issued several findings.

In Inglewood PD, certain excessive force investigations are assigned to supervisors who wrote the initial report, deadly force rules are outdated, and officers receive "little direction" on the use of TASERs.

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