Assessing Appropriate Police Use Of Force

The shooting death of Oscar Grant by a Bay Area transit police officer has reignited questions about the methods of restraint employed by law enforcement.

Rocky Warren served 31 years as a patrol sergeant in California and is a police use-of-force expert. He speaks with Farai Chideya.

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