N.Y. Agency Revamps Use-of-Force Policy After DOJ Probe
December 24, 2010
The Beacon (New York) Police Department will implement 40 reforms under an agreement with the U.S. District Attorney's Office that essentially revamp its use-of-force policy, reports the Poughkeepsie Journal.
The reforms include the incorporation of verbal de-escalation techniques, prohibiting the use of the carotid restraint, limiting the type of ammunition allowed, and developing a formal system for handling public complaints.
Read the full story at PoughkeepsieJournal.com.
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