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An independent investigation commissioned by the Montgomery County Police Department determined that its officers are not overusing tasers, as a Baltimore Sun investigation had previously suggested. In fact, it called the department’s taser policies a model for police across the nation. In response, activists have questioned the thoroughness of the investigation, as well as its timing. The report looks at 2014 and 2015, leaving out a fatal incident from the year prior. Kojo sits down with the chief of police in Montgomery County for an update on the challenges police around the region are facing and the tension between law enforcement and the communities they serve.
- Thomas Manger Montgomery County Police Chief; President of the Major Cities Chiefs Police Association
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