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NYPD to Track Every Use of Force by Officers

(DNAINFO)  Trevor Kapp and Rosa Goldensohn — The NYPD has unveiled a host of new initiatives in a bid to prevent its officers’ misuse of force including introducing better training and mandating that officers report every incident they’re involved in, among other efforts to boost transparency, the department announced Thursday.

Under new guidelines, officers will have to chronicle any time that force is used, not just when the instance leads to an arrest, but also during any run-in with the public, such as the mistaken identity tackle of retired tennis starJames Blake three weeks ago, NYPD officials said.

Source: NYPD to Track Every Use of Force by Officers – Midtown – DNAinfo.com New York