Police Expert On Excessive Force

PolicePolice expert and professor of police psychology Bll Lewinski testifies about what happens when police officers use force. In most cases, Lewinski is called upon to present a scientific sounding justification for what looks on its face unjustifiable. He tells juries that police have to make split-second decisions if they want to survive, that just because the victim was shot in the back doesn’t mean he wasn’t a threat.

In 2004, Lewinski convinced Minnesota State University to help him set up the Force Science Research Center which publishes a semi-monthly electronic newsletter containing research and articles on use of force.

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