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Video: CA Police Union Slammed for Ad Criticizing New Policy on Shooting at Vehicles
New LASD Policy Essentially Bans Shooting at Moving Vehicles

New LASD Policy Essentially Bans Shooting at Moving Vehicles

The policy rewrite, which went into effect August 4, states "firearms shall not be discharged at a stationary or moving vehicle" or its occupants unless deputies are being threatened with a gun or some other "deadly force by means other than the moving vehicle."

August 11, 2016

LAPD Policy Needs to Further Limit Deadly Force, Commissioners Say

Two Los Angeles police commissioners called Friday for significant changes in the LAPD's rules on when officers can use deadly force and recommended that the department specifically evaluate whether officers could have done more to defuse tense encounters.

March 11, 2016

San Francisco PD Being Trained to Fire Twice and Assess During Shootings
Video: San Francisco PD Revising Force Policy After Fatal Shooting

Do Police Have to be Perfect?

If we start punishing officers for every mistake, just because an encounter ended in the justified shooting of a suspect, then officers will surely minimize their contact with suspects.

July 16, 2015

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