In use-of-force trainings, police departments impose hard and fast rules on their officers despite departmental claims that such rules are unworkable. These rules, invisible to the public, often distribute risks of harm to the very civilians police are sworn to protect.
An assistant professor of law at the University of Wisconsin, Ion Meyn's research addresses criminal law and policing issues. He also serves as the Reporter for the ABA's Task Force on Diversion Standards.
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