Police Leaders Unveil Principles Intended to Shift Policing Practices Nationwide
The New York Times
January 30, 2016

“Police officers should aid anyone they hurt immediately. They should abandon a so­called 21­foot rule, which in some encounters with emotionally volatile people can result in fatal shootings. And they should follow standards higher than those set by the United States Supreme Court for using force. This week, a group of law enforcement leaders made these recommendations and others to inspire a shift in policing practices after two years of questions being raised about the American criminal justice system.”

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