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Seacoast police ban choke holds unless deadly force warranted

More than 25 Seacoast police departments and two county sheriff offices have fully disclosed their use of policies following a request from Seacoast Media Group.  Continue Reading »

Mayor Lumumba Bans Police Chokeholds, Restricts Firing at Moving Vehicles, More

By Donna Ladd Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba signed an executive order today prohibiting the Jackson Police Department from using choke-holds, knee-on-neck or any other tactic that restricts  Continue Reading »

Torture video triggers calls for action on domestic violence in Kyrgyzstan

By: Umberto Bacchi MILAN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A video of a man abusing his wife as she stands with her hands tied behind her  Continue Reading »

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer’s 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer’s Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

BUFFALO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Protests over police brutality are putting new scrutiny on the role of officers who witness fellow officers using excessive force. Former Buffalo police officer  Continue Reading »

Delaware legislators introduce bill to criminalize police chokeholds

By: Matt Bittle DOVER — State legislators filed a bill Wednesday to prevent police officers from performing chokeholds and similar techniques unless the user “reasonably  Continue Reading »

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