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Video: SFPD disputes allegations of 'choking' in viral arrest at Giants game

Officer struggles to restrain a suspect in handcuffs near the concession stands in the park - Full Story

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DOJ: Serious problems found in embattled APD

DOJ: Serious problems found in embattled APD

After more than a year of reviewing hundreds of cases handled by the APD, the DOJ found that officers too frequently used deadly force on people - Full Story

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Police train to spot signs of psychiatric crisis

Police train to spot signs of psychiatric crisis

Mental health advocates say violent confrontations occur regularly between people with untreated mental illness and officers who often aren't equipped to deal with them - Full Story

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This use-of-force model can beat attorneys and win juries

This use-of-force model can beat attorneys and win juries

The Dynamic Resistance-Response Model (DRM) differs from the typical ladder and continuum models. The public and juries tend to understand the thought process of police when they explain their situation using the DRM model. - Full Story

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APD names new deputy chief to oversee reforms

Robert Huntsman will soon serve as the department's fourth deputy chief, a position announced last week as a way to help implement findings of a comprehensive DOJ investigation into APD - Full Story

Columns

This use-of-force model can beat attorneys and win juries Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

This use-of-force model can beat attorneys and win juries

Too little force may result in the injury or death of an officer, and too much force may take you off the street and even behind bars - Full Story

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3 ways to bring use-of-force training to small police departments Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

3 ways to bring use-of-force training to small police departments

How do small- and medium-sized departments — which are already stretched thin — keep training up on such a dynamic concept as legal use of force? - Full Story

Videos

Colo. cops arrest 6 in violent NM-inspired police protest

One of the protesters shot video of the confrontation between protesters and officers and posted it on YouTube.

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Video: Colo. cops arrest 6 in violent NM-inspired police protest

One of the protesters shot video of the confrontation between protesters and officers and posted it on YouTube - Full Story

Columns

6 ways cops can aid their lawyers to win use-of-force litigation Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

6 ways cops can aid their lawyers to win use-of-force litigation

How can an officer can best help a lawyer in preparing the strongest defense possible after an OIS or other major force confrontation? Here are six ideas to get the discussion going. - Full Story



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10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts
with Force Science Institute