Archives for April 2004

CPRB Case Review Agenda, April 27th, 2004

Briefing on TASER Deployment

April 2nd, 2004

The briefing was compiled from a review of various articles, research papers, manufacturer documentation, human rights papers and medical reviews. Less lethal technologies seek to provide alternative tools to police, not replace traditional defensive weapons or eliminate police use of lethal weapons and tactics. They are designed to debilitate or incapacitate human or animal life forms with minimal or no collateral damage. These tools are designed to give a tactical advantage to police.

Response to Mental Health Crises and Citizens with Disabilities

April 1st, 2004

Suggestions to the Pittsburgh Police regarding response to people with mental illness, emotional disturbance and individuals with other incapacitating disabilities.