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How To Prevent Positional Asphyxia

By taking precautions in how people are restrained and by monitoring restrained subjects, officers can reduce the potential for in-custody death.

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California Deputy Fatally Shoots Suspect Who Tried to Take Deputy's Gun

A deputy with the Tehama County (CA) Sheriff's Department fatally shot a suspect in an interview room after the man attempted to get another deputy's gun.

WA Prosecutor Refuses to Charge Suspects who Attack Officers while Resisting Arrest

The policy came to light when KTTH was tipped off to an incident, where a King County Sheriff’s deputy was kicked in the groin by a 20-year-old female suspect in tall leather boots. She was not charged with assault.

High-Risk Arrest Tactics

Work as a team with at least one other officer to apprehend a high-risk subject as safely as possible.

Kentucky Woman Charged with Resisting, Intentionally Defecating on Deputy

That's when police allege Peters "intentionally released her bowels in an upward motion and with purposeful direction at this Deputy — causing said bodily waste to land on the face, arms and legs of this Deputy."

Security Guard Fired for Filming, Not Helping Texas Officer in Struggle with Suspect

The president of the Houston Police Union said in a Tweet that the security guard who captured video on her cell phone of a police officer involved in a violent confrontation with a resistive subject—rather than assist the officer in getting the suspect into custody—has been fired from her job.

Activists Want Chicago Officers to Call Supervisors Before Arresting Resisting Suspects

For a number of offenses, a supervisor would need to approve the arrest “unless not practicable under the circumstances.” Those crimes range from gambling and prostitution offenses to obstructing, resisting or assaulting a police officer.

Video: Man Steps in to Help MO Officer Arrest Resistive Suspect

A man received recognition this week for coming to the aid of a Kansas City, MO, officer who was struggling with a suspect resisting arrest.

Man Steps in to Help MO Officer Arrest Resistive Suspect

"He obviously put his life in peril to help me. It was very reassuring there are still people out there willing to jump in and help," Sgt. Simons said. More Here.

Armed Former Corrections Officer Aids North Carolina Cop in Subduing Resisting Suspect

Babbie, who left his eight-year job as a correctional sergeant with the N.C. Department of Public Safety last November for a career in automotive sales, parked behind the patrol car and emerged from his vehicle brandishing his .40 caliber Smith & Wesson towards the man attacking the officer.