Tag Search Result

use of force

2021 in Review: Rising Crime, COVID Rules, and Court Cases

With just hours remaining until we ring in 2022, it's time for our annual retrospective on the year that was 2021—and what a year it was.

Read more

FBI May Shut Down UOF Database Over Lack of Agency Participation

The program was required to obtain data representing 60 percent of law enforcement officers, to meet a standard of quality set by the Office of Management and Budget, or else stop the effort by the end of 2022.

Use of Force Reporting

Mark43’s Use of Force Reporting is available as a standalone solution to support your critical responsibilities or as an integrated part of the Mark43 Public Safety Platform.

Judge Halts MN's Updated Use of Force Standards

Originally, officers were authorized to use deadly force to “protect the peace officer or another from apparent death or great bodily harm.” But the updated language cut the word “apparent,” and added three requirements to justify that use of deadly force. Specifically, the officer must be able to articulate the threat and the danger must also be likely to occur unless an officer takes action.

Judge Strikes Down "Vague" NYC Law Prohibiting Officers from Compressing Subject's Diaphragm

Manhattan Judge Laurence Love wrote in a 17-page opinion that phrasing in the law, passed in the wake of the in-custody death of George Floyd, was hard to define and ripe for confusion.

Some Oregon Legislators Want to Create Police Use-of-Force Database

A bill heard by the Oregon House subcommittee Wednesday would require the state Criminal Justice Commission to create a new public database that captures reports on the use or threatened use of force by each police or corrections officer.

Utah Officer Faces Charges Following UOF Incident Involving K-9

An officer with the Salt Lake City Police Department faces charges of aggravated assault stemming from an April 2020 incident in which he allegedly ordered his K-9 to bite a subject who was reportedly compliant with commands to get on the ground and raise his hands.

Should Your Agency Resurrect the Use-of-Force Continuum?

When seconds mean lives and officers and other public safety professionals are responding from all directions, it's critical that someone shows leadership.

ACLU Sues Boston Police for Alleged Excessive Use of Force at Protests

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the Boston Police Department for withholding records related to recent anti-police demonstrations.

Read more

NY Police Unions Sue Over City's New Use-of-Force Law

The “diaphragm clause” of the law — which allows for DAs to bring a misdemeanor charge if an officer uses any move during an arrest that could limit breathing — “stands to criminalize the lawful use of force, (and) threatens both police and public safety,” the lawsuit reads.

a Bobit media brand

Create your free Bobit Connect account to bookmark content.

The secure and easy all-access connection to your content.
Bookmarked content can then be accessed anytime on all of your logged in devices!

Create Account