Improper Techniques, Increased Risks: Deaths have raised questions about the risk of excessive or improper deployment of Tasers

Number 4721
Subject Police
Source Cheryl W. Thompson
Affiliation The Washington Post
Year 2016
Summary Police officers and prosecutors are supposed to uphold the law, but sometimes they break it -- and get away with it. Learn how to uncover criminal conduct among law enforcement using data analysis, open records laws and shoe-leather reporting. This presentation will go over ways to elevate the coverage of law enforcement and crime by watchdogging those whose job it is to uphold the law. It also focuses on the specific example of Taser misuse.
Tags tasers; police; weapons; criminal; misconduct
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