LAPD report shows an 18% increase in serious-force incidents
Jill Leovy Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles police officers used serious force against suspects more times last year - and were more likely to shoot at suspects - than in 2003, according to a report presented Tuesday to the Los Angeles Police Commission
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(left) LAPD Chief William Bratton, left, describes March 10 whether the two men who fired on police using the displayed rifle had set out to engage officers in a gun battle. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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submitted by Sgt. Randy King, U.S. Army Military Police (Secure - law enforcement only)
Although a relatively rare occurrence, officers have been overpowered and cuffed by suspects either trying to escape or planning to do the officer harm. PoliceOne member Sergeant Randy King, a military police patrol supervisor with the U.S. Army writes
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