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Week-277-April-21-2006

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Week 277 Volume 3
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Understanding the dynamics of sudden in-custody deaths
By Michael P. Stone, Esq.
Stone Busailah, LLP


Like many other police litigation specialists, police procedures experts and police trainers, I have been intensely interested in the development of medical, pharmacological and biomechanical evidence that tends to shed light upon the phenomena known as sudden in-custody death ... Full Story

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Recording shows Kan. officer wrestling suspect to the ground
TOPEKA, Kan. - Topeka police here received their third dose of bad publicity in six months with the release Thursday of a DVD file showing a sergeant grabbing a suspect by the neck and wrestling him to the ground at the county jail ... Full Story

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(left) Sgt. Steve Thompson, right, throws an unidentified booking suspect to the floor Sunday at the Shawnee County Jail in Topeka, Kan. The KBI is examining the incident to see whether Thompson used excessive force in booking the suspect. The video shows the officer grabbing a suspect by the neck and wrestling him to the ground.
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