“We conclude that policemen, like teachers and lawyers, are not relegated to a watered-down version of constitutional rights.”
Garrity v. New Jersey (1967) 385 U.S. 493

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August 2017 – TASER tag, and you’re it!

The Police Commission is becoming alarmed, and, therefore, so is the Department. TASER use is going up. No kidding, you say. Every patrol officer now must wear one on their belt. Of course, TASERs are being used more. Wasn’t that the idea? Didn’t Commission President Johnson mandate this in his November 2015 Vision and Goals statement? “Our training and tactics must use less than lethal options in a manner that maximizes their effectiveness and minimizes the use of deadly force,” he said. A month before all patrol officers were mandated to carry TASERs on their belts. No need to request a Tom unit anymore.  [Full article]

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