Have a fun and safe New Year’s Eve and enjoy your Terry stops

Wednesday, 31 December 2008

Police use excessive force, ER docs say

In a survey of a random sample of U.S. emergency physicians, virtually all said they believed that law enforcement officers use excessive force to arrest and detain suspects.

The sample included 315 respondents. While 99.8 percent believed excessive force is used, almost as many (97.8 percent) reported that they had managed cases that they suspected or that the patient stated had involved excessive use of force by law enforcement officers.

Reuters Health

Emphasis is ours. Ass at risk is yours.

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