The Use of Force topic provides news, information and training on one the most commonly discussed areas in law enforcement training programs. Shooting skills and defensive tactics are critical to keeping officers alive out of harm's way. We cover all subjects—nothing is taboo in this discussion.
A federal jury rejected allegations that New Orleans police unlawfully arrested two men who were videotaping them along a Carnival parade route in 2007. The cameramen argued that the police department has a habit of arresting or threatening people who videotape or photograph officers, but the courts ruled that officers had probable cause for arrest. - Full Story