Police officers are not trained to shoot to kill, nor do they shoot to wound. Again, officers are not taught to kill. I know, the recent death of George Floyd was extremely disturbing, but the actions of the officers involved are NOT the result…
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George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man, died Monday night---Memorial Day---after being handcuffed and held to the ground by Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.
Officer Chauvin, who is white, knelt on Floyd's neck, apparently…
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Much of the violence that occurs in the world today involves a firearm of some type. How and what type of evidence recovered from those weapons can have a huge impact on the subsequent criminal cases. Proper evidence collection procedures ...…
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