Tag:fatal force

In this interview, Mitch Crusto, Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans, discusses the many obstacles to police reform in the US legal system and the transformational change he believes is needed to both save lives and foster community policing.

Over a thousand people are killed by fatal force in the US every year. Yet, according to Mitchell Crusto, professor of law at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, despite the high number of fatal police shootings officers are rarely prosecuted. In this interview, Crusto discusses his research on the use of fatal force and proposals for stronger regulation.