LA Sheriffs: There’s No ‘Safe’ Use of Police Force

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Montreal police take down a demonstrator. Photo by Yannick Gingras via Flickr

Deputy sheriffs and police officers across the country welcome real solutions that will allow them to end potential violent situations without injury.  However, many law enforcement professionals also oppose un-vetted “solutions” not based on reality.

Here's one example: The “Guiding Principles on the Use of Force,” published last March by the Police Executive Research Foundation (PERF).  Many of the 30 “principles” proposed by PERF are dangerous . . .

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