View On Demand (Recorded June 20, 2019)
Arrest-related deaths are fraught with liability for agencies and officers. Such incidents almost always end in a lawsuit, and one in 100 lead to criminal charges against the officer.
In part this is the result of misconceptions held by the medical examiner and pressures on them to make a manner-of-death ruling. Fortunately, agencies can take steps to bring best practice and the latest science to bear in arrest-related death investigations.
Join Dr. Mark Kroll and Chief Ken Wallentine to learn critical information about arrest-related deaths and how you can work with your medical examiner to achieve more accurate manner-of-death rulings.
Mark Kroll, PhD
Chief Ken Wallentine