Police Use of Force


Guests:

Ina Jaffe
*NPR Reporter based in Los Angeles, Calif.

Bill Geller
*Author of several books including, Police Violence: Understanding & Controlling Police Abuse of Force (Yale University Press, 1996)

Norm Stamper
*Former Chief of Police, Seattle Police Department (6 years)
*Retired, Executive Assistant Chief, San Diego Police Department (28 years)

Elsie Scott
*Executive Director, Police Training & Standards Board, District of Columbia

Amateur vidoetapes from California and Oklahoma are once again raising troubling questions about police and the use of force. In this hour of Talk of the Nation, with guest host Doug Fabrizio, how should police use force, and when is it too much?

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