Police Procedures Expert Witness Testifies On Stun Gun Use

Police procedures expert witness Dan Corsentino testified that Cortez, Colorado, police used excessive force when arresting man on trial for stabbing a police officer in February.  Shane French was in handcuffs when police used stun guns on him. The defendant says he was protecting his blind father and elderly mother while police say they answered a distress call from his mother.  French’s mother says police shoved her blind husband and then tackled her son who suffers with mental health issues.

Corsentino has served as a Chief of Police, Sheriff, Warden of a 500 inmate jail, and Inspector of Professional Standards.  Police procedures experts may consult and testify on law enforcement policies and procedures as well as use of force, officer involved shootings, police misconduct, and related matters.

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