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Update Use of Force Statute for Fleeing Suspects

Update use of force statute to reflect the United States
Supreme Court decision Tennessee v. Garner, which states
that, under the Fourth Amendment, a law enforcement
officer pursuing a fleeing suspect may not use deadly force
to prevent escape unless “the officer has probable cause to
believe that the suspect poses a significant threat of death
or serious physical injury to the officer or others.”


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FTF Co-Chairs and Community Partners Call for Swift Policy Action

Residents Call for Policy Change, Regional Leaders Must Rise to the Challenge Forward Through Ferguson co-chairs, Rebeccah Bennett and Zachary Boyers, and 30 community partners call on policy and decision makers to deliver swift action on Ferguson Commission Calls to Action.  Read the full statement on Medium, or download a pdf here. “Unfortunately, we’ve been…

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Opportunity for a New Approach to Public Safety in St. Louis

An open letter to Mayor Lyda Krewson from Rebeccah Bennett and Zachary Boyers, Co-chairs of Forward Through Ferguson, on the public safety opportunity in front of our region. Click here to download a pdf of the open letter. Mayor Krewson, The retirement of Police Chief Sam Dotson represents a new day for public safety in St. Louis….

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