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July 21, 2022 Virtual Screening of the excellent new film “RICOCHET The Path to Justice is Not a Straight Line”

Police Misconduct Complaint Investigations Manual available now!

The revised Second Edition of the Police Misconduct Complaint Investigations Manual  published by Routledge Press, July 2020.

The Manual is a critical primer for civilian oversight practitioners, internal affairs investigators, police managers, auditing professionals, government representatives, community advocates, law enforcement leaders, criminal and social justice students, and all others in pursuit of fair, thorough, and timely investigations of police misconduct complaints.

Barbara Attard comments to ABC News on highly questionable use of taser by Marin County Sheriff in well being check–Taser Experts question use of force on Marin Man

Vic Lee probes Marin Sheriff’s deputies repeated use of tasers on a 64 year old cancer survivor with a heart condition.

Barbara Attard on NPR Radio News–BART Police Lose Tasers, For Now

Cy Musiker speaks with Attard about the importance of proper training for officers who use Tasers.

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 New Orleans:  Barbara Attard provides commentary to investigative journalists about investigations of police shootings after Katrina

Times-Picayune Police shootings after Katrina: SWAT team sees armed man, shoots him three times, but where’s the gun?

Times-Picayune Danziger Bridge case suggests culture of corruption at NOPD

ProPublica and Times-Picayune Police shootings after Katrina: How does a man waving down a police car die from a shotgun blast to his back?