Editorial: New use-of-force guidelines for Chicago cops

by Editorial Board The Chicago Police Department has had plenty of bad days in recent years, but few as dismal as Jan. 13. That was when the U.S. Department of Justice published a report blistering the department for excessive reliance on force, “systemic deficiencies in training and accountability” and a code of silence that protects bad cops. The only good … Read More

Best Practices: 97 Use of Force Policies

Best practices – A complete use of force policy data-base including policies of 97 of the largest police agencies in the U.S. MuckRock,  https://www.muckrock.com/,a non-profit collaborative news site conducts Freedom of Information Act searches to provide data base and other information, in collaboration with Campaign Zero (an activist organization concerned with police shootings) assembled a data base of use of force … Read More