Regulate Use of Force

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October 1, 2020
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Summary

“Currently, what is generally the requirement in most police departments in most states is kind of a sliding scale [of force] that leaves a great deal of discretion to officers,”

“So officers are told to use the degree of force they deem reasonably necessary under the circumstances, and usually the part that’s not said, but it is included in that, is to attain compliance.”

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