Dispelling the Myths Surrounding Police Use of Lethal Force
Over the last three years there has been growing concern in the public discourse about the use of force, especially lethal force, by the police in the United States. Concerns over several highly publicized and politicized deaths of African-American men by police use of force have dominated news coverage and produced numerous public protests across the nation.
In the public discussion around the topic of police use of force, many disturbing claims have been made by civil rights groups, the news media, and even government leaders. The purpose of this webinar training is to fact check the various claims that police use of lethal force has reached epidemic levels—with the aid of scientific research and other credible sources.