How To Fix Excessive Force In American Policing

What leads police officers to use tactics like chokeholds, no-knock warrants and kneeling on a civilian’s neck?

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Police detain a man after a group marched in protest over a lack of charges against Louisville police in Breonna Taylor's death, Wed., Sept. 23, 2020. John Minchillo / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Police detain a man after a group marched in protest over a lack of charges against Louisville police in Breonna Taylor's death, Wed., Sept. 23, 2020. John Minchillo / ASSOCIATED PRESS

How To Fix Excessive Force In American Policing

What leads police officers to use tactics like chokeholds, no-knock warrants and kneeling on a civilian’s neck?

The U.S. is reckoning with growing calls to rethink and reform American policing, particularly around practices that use force on civilians.

Reset brings on two policing experts to discuss factors that lead to undue force and some possible alternatives.

GUEST: Ekow N. Yankah, professor at Cardozo School of Law

Charles D. Hayes, former Dallas police officer; author of Blue Bias: An Ex-Cop Turned Philosopher Examines the Learning and Resolve Necessary to End Hidden Prejudice in Policing