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February 2, 2009

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“Excessive Force” Study Gravely Flawed, Says FSRC

Strong skepticism has been expressed by the Force Science Research Center regarding a recently publicized survey showing that a high percentage of emergency room doctors believe they see evidence of police brutality in the patients they treat. The poll, published in Emergency Medicine Journal, reports that 99.8% of ER physicians responding to a random-sample survey...
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A Fascinating Look Behind The Statistics Of Fatal Shootings

Reading mere statistics, even on a subject as vital as officer-involved shootings, can glaze your eyes after awhile. So it’s refreshing—and valuable—to come upon an in-depth treatment of deadly force that adds flesh and bones to stark numbers. Such is a fascinating new book, Pulling the Trigger: A 25-Year Study of Deadly Force Encounters by...
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