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Where are the Helmets?

March 13, 2017

Departments hoping to reach out to "alienated communities" are implementing training designed to: make us feel bad about who we are; encourage us to try to diagnose the "root cause" of a miscreant's bad behavior; and tempt us to hesitate to do our job for fear of prosecution or punishment. This is a recipe for disaster where officer safety is concerned.

Less-Lethal: Making Impact

March 10, 2017

The pressure on American law enforcement agencies to field tools that can subdue dangerous armed and unarmed individuals without using deadly force has never been greater than today. The answer according to many experts is less-lethal weapons that can be fired from a distance and effect subjects with blunt force or chemical irritant or both.

Using Force Scenarios for Training

February 8, 2017

The vast majority of arrests are accomplished without any force being applied by police officers. But it helps to look at as many of the details as possible.

WA Legislators Weigh Bills to Change Law on Police Use of Force

January 31, 2017
Lawmakers in Washington state are weighing bills that would raise the bar on when an officer can use deadly force.

San Francisco Police Commission Votes to Prohibit Shooting at Moving Vehicles

December 22, 2016
The San Francisco Police Commission approved a use-of-force policy Wednesday that would prohibit the city's police officers from shooting at moving vehicles or using carotid restraints.

Time to Disarm Police Critics

December 7, 2016

While trampling on the officer's reputation, the mayor failed to grasp police training and tactics.

PA Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Delayed ID of Officers in OIS

November 23, 2016
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has vetoed a bill that would have tried to stop the quick release of the names of any police officers involved in a shooting or other use-of-force incident that resulted in death or serious injury.

LA Police Commission Approves Reforms Aimed at Reducing Number of Shootings

October 12, 2016
One of the reforms requires officers to exhaust all non-lethal means before shooting, and practice de-escalation during incidents.

Video: Chicago Officer Says She Feared Using Gun While Being Beaten

October 7, 2016
A Chicago police officer who is hospitalized after she was severely beaten said she was afraid to use her gun because of the scrutiny she would have faced, Supt. Eddie Johnson said.

Chicago Officer Says She Feared Using Gun While Being Beaten

October 7, 2016
A Chicago police officer who is hospitalized after she was severely beaten said she was afraid to use her gun because of the scrutiny she would have faced, Supt. Eddie Johnson said. More Here.

All CA Agencies Must Begin Tracking Use-of-Force Injuries

September 23, 2016
All 800 police departments in California must begin using a new online tool launched Thursday to report and help track every time officers use force that causes serious injuries.

Suburban Atlanta Agency Invites Area Clergy to Experience Use-of-Force Training

September 20, 2016
The Monday afternoon "training" at the Duluth Police Department — which gave clergy members from across metro Atlanta a crack at the same state-of-the-art, "shoot or don't shoot" simulator many real-life officers train with — was part of a new initiative called "One Congregation One Precinct."

Alabama Chief Found Guilty of Federal Assault, Excessive Force

July 15, 2016
A northeastern Alabama police chief has been found guilty on charges of using excessive force and assaulting a man who was being arrested.

LAPD Did Not Violate Deadly Force Rules in 2015 Shooting, Panel Finds

July 12, 2016
The Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday found that the fatal shooting of a woman in South L.A. last year did not violate the department’s deadly force policy.

Video: Chicago Officer on Desk Duty Over Use of Force

June 14, 2016
A Chicago police officer has been placed on desk duty after a video surfaced that appears to show the officer kicking a man in the head on Monday.

Chicago Officer on Desk Duty Over Use of Force

June 14, 2016
A Chicago police officer has been placed on desk duty after a video surfaced that appears to show the officer kicking a man in the head. More Here.

Congresswoman Proposes National Standard for De-escalation Training and Use of Force

May 13, 2016
“We want our officers using force really that [is] proportional to the situation,” Moore said in an interview on Wednesday. “This is about giving police officers additional training assets with regard to encounters that don’t necessarily have to end up with a use of deadly force.”

San Antonio SRO Fired Over Video of Throwing Student to Ground

April 11, 2016
The San Antonio Independent School district on Monday fired a district police officer who became the subject of national scrutiny after a video surfaced on YouTube that appeared to show him throw a 12-year-old girl to the ground.

Video: San Antonio SRO's Use of Force Against Student Investigated

April 7, 2016
A San Antonio, TX, school police officer has been placed on leave while the district investigates a video purporting to show him throwing a 12-year-old girl onto the ground last week.

San Antonio SRO's Use of Force Against Student Investigated

April 7, 2016
A San Antonio, TX, school police officer has been placed on leave while the district investigates a video purporting to show him throwing a 12-year-old girl onto the ground last week. More Here.
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