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Resolution 15 05 2017 prohibiting police chokeholds.pdf
Conference of California Bar Associations (2017)
  • Catherine L Rucker, Golden Gate University School of Law
To add CA Penal Code section 835b to prohibit peace officers from applying carotid restraint holds and choke holds as control holds.
  • chokehold,
  • law enforcement,
  • use of force,
  • control hold,
  • carotid restraint,
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
Publication Date
Spring April 15, 2017
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