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(Updated on 27/12/2014)
Family of man shot dead by sheriff's deputy awarded $4 damages - 1 June 2018
"The family of a man who was shot dead by a US sheriff's deputy have been awarded $4 (£3) in damages following a wrongful death lawsuit...
After hours of deliberation, the jury awarded $1 to his mother for funeral costs and $1 to each of his three children."
+ Are black knife deaths being ignored?
+ Are US police too quick to shoot?
Police trial AI software to help process mobile phone evidence - 27 May 2018
"Move to use software capable of facial recognition prompts concerns over privacy and the introduction of bias"
+ Q&A: What is AI?
Dalian Atkinson dies after being Tasered in Telford by police - 15 August 2016
"Former footballer Dalian Atkinson has died after being shot with a Taser by police in Shropshire."
What It's Like to Be an Underwater Crime Scene Investigator - 22 July 2016
Cops Are Armed With Nunchakus to Offset 'Aggressive' Image - Article + Video - 27 October 2015
Martial law: California police officers to be equipped with nunchuks - 27 October 2015
"Anderson police chief hopes nunchuk will revolutionize how police detain suspects,
and promises officers won’t be ‘running around like Bruce Lee"
Martial law: Nunchucks chosen as nonlethal alternative for California police dept - Article + Video - 27 October 2015
""The Anderson Police Department is implementing the police nunchaku as a tool to more effectively arrest, control, and subdue non-compliant suspects," Anderson Police Chief Michael Johnson told NBC News. "The nunchaku can be deployed to more compassionately gain compliance from a suspect through pain application opposed to striking, as customary with the side-handled or straight baton."
In Bruce Lee-like move, Northern California police department to adopt nunchakus - Article + Video - 26 October 2015
"Looking for another nonlethal way to take down suspects, the Anderson Police Department decided to go the way of the dragon."
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