Tag Archives: Police

The Mystery of Force: Understanding Use of Force, Reasonable Force, and Excessive Force

Readers, July has been a bloody month with highly publicized violence in the news, reactions towards police involved shootings. Dallas and Baton Rouge showed the extreme and lethal response to perceptions that the police officers in various cell phone recorded incidents, unjustly used lethal force against African American males. A narrative of police brutality, militarization, and excessive force has grown into a festering …

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OTOA (Ohio Tactical Officers Association) Annual Meeting

There are many TOA type organizations around the country. Most states offer them, for example, the MTOA that we covered last year with SDI and the largest the NTOA, which represents officers across the country. Most of these events are rather small offering a smattering of booths that highlight police specific products and some training courses. What many do not …

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