Tribune Investigation Shows Alternative To Deadly Force Is Used Excessively By Some Cops

A Taser is shown making an electrical arc between its two electrodes
A Taser is shown making an electrical arc between its two electrodes. Creative Commons
A Taser is shown making an electrical arc between its two electrodes
A Taser is shown making an electrical arc between its two electrodes. Creative Commons

Tribune Investigation Shows Alternative To Deadly Force Is Used Excessively By Some Cops

After the shooting of Laquan McDonald sparked outrage and prompted further investigation of CPD policies on excessive force, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said tasers could be an alternative to deadly forces. A Chicago Tribune investigation shows that alternative wasn’t necessarily best, with African Americans disproportionately being tasered by some officers who were using it excessively. Morning Shift host Tony Sarabia talks with reporter Dan Hinkel about the findings.