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Managing Force Escalations

By Randy Means

In a regularly lengthening series of decisions, federal courts have held that the Constitution does not require officers to use the least amount of force possible in a given situation. It requires only that the force used be “reasonable.” While it would be difficult, and almost impossible, to create a list with all the measures that can be takes in every single scenario, still an officer who is prepared is less likely to use unreasonable force.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

Fighting crime with intelligence

By Kevin Mergruen

In Richmond, Va., police deployed officers in areas with high past New Year’s Eve crime rates, cutting gunfire incidents by 49 percent and increasing weapons seized by 246 percent.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2010)
 

The Family Protection Unit

By Michael Proctor

Officers who receive special instruction and training on domestic violence and family protection are a great benefit to Westminster, CA.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2005)
 
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