posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 03:54 PM
They also stated that 63% of SPD officers, over 700 of them, never used any kind of force at all. Additionally, about 44 officers were responsible for
the largest number of uses of excessive force, which they did from 5-14 times. Clearly these officers' lack restraint and adequate supervision, but
to claim that all SPD officers are engaged in the excessive use of force "20%" of the time is a highly misleading statistic. The devil, as usual, is
in the details.
The entire report is here
, which, methinks,
is reasonable to link to under these circumstances.