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
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Raytheon Company's JPS Communications enhances the flexibility of its SNV-12 Signal-and-Noise Voter. The SNV-12's new features include a variable Vote Lock onset delay timer and the ability to reduce the pilot tone detection sensitivity. The voter chassis now costs $3,995 and site voter modules are $695.
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
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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. (AP Photo/Shawnee County Commission)
Tactical door locking
Patrolman Jeff Manley, Snellville (GA) PD
This is a mirror of an earlier tip, but with a few differences. I call it "tactical door locking."
At the start of shift I press the unlock button and unlock all of the doors to my unit. Then I reach across and press the lock down on the passenger side door
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