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What Happens When Police Wear Body Cameras

August 18, 2014
Use of on-body video cameras by law enforcement officers can lead to a decline in use of force by officers, suggest an article covering agencies' use of this technology.

DOJ to Conduct Broad Review of Police Tactics

August 14, 2014
The Justice Department is leading a broad review of police tactics, including the kind of deadly force that prompted recent protests in Missouri and New York, a federal law enforcement official said Tuesday.

Police Adviser Appears on PBS to Discuss Ferguson, NYPD Incidents

August 13, 2014

Retired LAPD captain and Police Advisory Board Member Greg Meyer appeared on "PBS NewsHour" earlier this week to discuss the Ferguson, Mo., shooting and the NYPD choke hold incidents. Meyer was called to appear on the show because of his experience investigating and testifying about officer use of force.

NYPD May Issue More TASERs in Use of Force Changes

July 24, 2014
A senior NYPD official said one change under discussion was the expanded use of Taser stun guns, which are available to a small number of New York officers but have been controversial there and elsewhere because of the risk they can pose to people with heart problems and other medical issues

NYPD Orders New Training in Use of Force

July 23, 2014
Every New York Police Department officer will be retrained in the use of force following the death of a Staten Island man after an officer subdued him with an apparent chokehold, Commissioner William Bratton said Tuesday.

Police Chief Reverses Finding on Use of Excessive Force

June 5, 2014
Citing newly discovered evidence, Interim Seattle Police Chief Harry Bailey has reversed a finding that an officer used excessive force when he stepped on the head of a handcuffed man outside a Ballard bar in 2010.

Video: 4 Calif. Officers Found Not Guilty on 7 of 8 Excessive Force Charges

February 13, 2014
A verdict was reached on Wednesday in the excessive force trial of four current and former officers with the Fresno (Calif.) Police Department.

4 Calif. Officers Found Not Guilty on 7 of 8 Excessive Force Charges

February 13, 2014

A verdict was reached on Wednesday in the second excessive force trial of four current and former officers with the Fresno (Calif.) Police Department. Read full story here.

Video: Officer Shooting Mentally Ill Man Caught on Camera

October 18, 2013
Footage from a neighbor's surveillance camera appears to show a Dallas PD officer shooting an unarmed, stationary mentally ill man. The officer had said the man advanced toward him while raising a knife.

Officer Shooting Mentally Ill Man Caught on Camera

October 18, 2013

Footage from a neighbor's surveillance camera appears to show a Dallas PD officer shooting an unarmed, stationary mentally ill man. The officer had said the man advanced toward him while raising a knife.

Read the full story here.

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