As part of our collaboration with Campaign Zero, MuckRock requested use of force policies from the 100 largest police departments in the country, including Tulsa PD. In the wake of the recent release of the video of the shooting of Terence Crutcher, we wanted to give you a chance to read the policy yourself.
By solidifying a department’s stance on when it’s appropriate to use force and what reporting steps need to be taken if it is, the use-of-force policy is one of the clearest ways to understand how an agency applies its power.
Preparing for Standing Rock, North Dakota governor requested “chemical munitions launcher,” riot squads, and cops with active shooter training
Emails from North Dakota’s governor shows that police deployed to the #NoDAPL protests were expecting heavy resistance, with the call for assistance specifically requesting cops with chemical munitions, riot suppression, and active shooter training.
MuckRock users have requested use of force policies from over 100 police departments in the country, including Lynn PD. In the wake of the recent shooting of Michael McInnis, we wanted to give you a chance to read the policy yourself.
Responding to North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple’s request for aid, nearly 40 police and sheriff’s departments flocked to Standing Rock to participate in crowd control around the #NoDAPL protests. Recently released emails show that many relished the opportunity to test out the equipment and tactics that would be most effective in quelling future unrest in their own states.