Excessive Force

Read: How VCU Police Decreased Use-of-Force Incidents by 84%

How VCU Police Decreased Use-of-Force Incidents by 84%

After reviewing cases from the 2019-2020 academic year, VCU police found the department had its lowest use-of-force rate in 10 years.

Read: Fort Pierce Police Officers Charged After Punching Intoxicated Man

Fort Pierce Police Officers Charged After Punching Intoxicated Man

Security footage from Lawnwood Regional Medical Center shows the officer slapping and punching a man who was brought in for public intoxication.

Read: Officer Suspended After Punching Woman at Detroit Receiving Hospital

Officer Suspended After Punching Woman at Detroit Receiving Hospital

A bystander video shows the veteran officer repeatedly punch the woman with his fists, including when she tried to retreat.

Read: Tulane Police Chief, Others Resign Over Records Controversies

Tulane Police Chief, Others Resign Over Records Controversies

The scandal has called the Tulane Police Department’s practice of responding to calls off campus into question.

Read: Minn. School Security Officer Cleared After Excessive Force Investigation

Minn. School Security Officer Cleared After Excessive Force Investigation

The officer has been “cleared of all wrongdoing” and the student may be charged.

Read: Responding to Abusive Patient Behavior: 10 Ways to Defuse Incidents

Responding to Abusive Patient Behavior: 10 Ways to Defuse Incidents

Here are 10 tips on managing abusive individuals discusses how staff members can take action to prevent or mitigate dangerous behavior.

Read: Minn. School Security Guard Accused of Excessive Force

Minn. School Security Guard Accused of Excessive Force

A student is accusing the guard of using excessive force only on her while breaking up a fight.

Read: Video of Va. School Security Officer Stopping Student Fight Sparks Investigation

Video of Va. School Security Officer Stopping Student Fight Sparks Investigation

The parents of Richmond Public Schools student Andre Nious have filed charges against the officer.

Read: Video of Ohio Hospital Security Officers Detaining Visitor Leads to Suspensions

Video of Ohio Hospital Security Officers Detaining Visitor Leads to Suspensions

An investigation is underway to determine if the officers used excessive force.

Read: School Security Officer Fired for Use of Force in Reverse of Previous Ruling

School Security Officer Fired for Use of Force in Reverse of Previous Ruling

The officer had worked for the Pleasantville School District for 15 years.

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