Friday, June 19, 2020

Kansas City Police Choke Hold Explained

Worth while glimpse at police tactic that might not be pretty but help "deescalate" intense situations quickly and safely when used PROPERLY.

To be fair, it's easy to endorse any use of force that's applied to SOMEONE ELSE.

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KCPD demonstrates neck restraint technique 'LVNR'

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Many communities are debating the value of neck restraints. The KCPD says the LVNR neck restraint is an important tool for officers, that it's safe, and that it's been in use for decades. "It allows de-escalation.


Anonymous said...

That restraint is the best way to stop a fight and prevent the suspect from getting hurt. The brilliant powers that be want it banned.

Anonymous said...

It works.

Anonymous said...

it sets off an instinctive "fight" reaction by the victim and leads to scuffles--and killings.

the whole protocol of apprehension and restraint needs to be redesigned to minimize the level of violence, not escalate it.

Anonymous said...

Maybe police should be paid $100,000 and have fewer, higher quality officers.

It's a tough job to do right.

Anonymous said...

It's not just BLM that are leery of the police now.

They have a real problem.

Anonymous said...

The Choke hold was "invented" here in KCMO. It spread for a reason. It worked.