Experts agree that prone restraint of an agitated person cannot possibly lead to sudden death due to hypoxia. Due to the controversial nature of a sudden in custody restraint death, numerous case and retrospective studies, incident reports, and monographs have been published since the 1980s in order to bring awareness of the subject matter. While [...]

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Here a 250 pound 12 year old boy was placed on the ground by police, even though it was a student and bus driver that were threatened. Where’s the restraint free movement’s public outcry? Under restraint free advocate rule, neither the student nor the bus driver would have the right, training or ability to place [...]

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TTAPR on January 23rd, 2010

Taking intervention out of teacher’s hands — be careful what you wish for. Police say two 17-year-olds were fighting Wednesday afternoon. According to police, one student continued punching even though he was ordered to stop and warned that the officer would use a taser. Cottage Grove Police Chief Craig Woolery said the officer’s actions were [...]

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ACLU is suing again. Whether they actually have a case or are just using their name and leverage to influence policy — who knows. ACLU is alleging that the NYPD personnel assigned to the city’s public middle and high schools have a pattern of abuse, unlawful arrests and excessive force against minority students. Out of [...]

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TTAPR on January 22nd, 2010

It is widely held that chemical restraint is much more invasive than physical restraint with much greater side effects, especially with children. Apparently the U.S. Department of Justice thinks so too. Drug maker Johnson & Johnson paid tens of millions of dollars in kickbacks to nursing home pharmacies in order to boost the sale of [...]

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