October 20, 2015

Law Enforcement Recommends Changes to Reduce Police Shootings

In the wake of recent police-community tensions, a report by a police research and policy group, which includes law enforcement officers from across the country, has called for major changes in law enforcement tactics. The report, issued by the Police Executive Research Forum, analyzed controversial police shootings over the last year and concluded that some could have been avoided. Consequently, it urges police departments to adopt training methods and tactics that encourage peaceful resolution of issues. According to the report, “it is time for an overhaul of police training, policy, supervision, and culture on use of force.”

Read the full report here: