Deputy Fatally Shoots Suspect Says Meant to Use Taser

SOURCE: Fox23News TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office released new details about a deadly shooting involving a reserve deputy in Tulsa on Thursday. TCSO said investigators are still investigating the shooting. Eric Courtney Harris was killed Thursday in an altercation with a reserve sheriff’s deputy. The deputy was identified as 73-year-old Robert Bates. They said their preliminary investigation showed …

In 9 Cases of Police Chokeholds, Punishment Was Rare, Review Board Says

Source: J. DAVID GOODMAN/NY Times From 2009 to 2013, an oversight board substantiated nine complaints by people who said New York City police officers restrained them with a chokehold, a banned tactic that may have played a role in the death of a Staten Island man last week. In each of the nine cases, the Civilian Complaint Review Board, an independent agency that investigates …