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Review training for HPD arrests


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 02, 2014

~~<p>Honolulu police must provide more information about the fatal shooting of an erratic motorist on a busy Waikiki street. The fact that this is the second shooting by police under similar circumstances in less than two years adds to the urgency of public disclosure.</p>
<p>Such an examination should extend not only to the circumstances surrounding this incident but also to whether HPDneeds to refine the training it provides to help officers deal with people who are resisting arrest, and may be mentally ill or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The full scope of policies related to how police deal with such offenders should be reviewed.</p>
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Honolulu police must provide more information about the fatal shooting of an erratic motorist on a busy Waikiki street. The fact that this is the second shooting by police under similar circumstances in less than two years adds to the urgency of public disclosure.

Such an examination should extend not only to the circumstances surrounding this incident but also to whether HPDneeds to refine the training it provides to help officers deal with people who are resisting arrest, and may be mentally ill or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The full scope of policies related to how police deal with such offenders should be reviewed. Login for more...



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