California governor ends police training in ‘sleeper hold’


Publish Date:
June 5, 2020
Associated Press
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“I’ll guarantee you that you will not find ‘stranglehold’ in any police department’s duty manual,” he said.

Ronald Tyler, director of the Criminal Defense Clinic at Stanford University, said stopping the training will impact new recruits.

“But I think the real pressure is going to be how quickly can the Legislature actually ban it outright,” he said. “that’s what will lead to a sense among police officers that this increases your liability.”

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