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The Legalities and Science Behind why Police Use Force

On Saturday, June 25, 2016, the Arizona Republic ran an excellent opinion piece written by Peoria Police Association President Lon Bartel on why police use force.  The in depth article explains the hows and whys behind police force application to include the legal issues tied to use of force as well as the science behind reaction times and what can be reasonably expected of a police officer under conditions of high stress.

CLICK HERE to view the article on AZCentral 

Peoria Police Association President Lon Bartel speaking to a group of citizens on police use of force at a recent citizens academy

Peoria Police Association President Lon Bartel speaking to a group of citizens on police use of force at a recent citizens academy put on by the Peoria Police Department