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Are the officers in Glen Ellyn trained to perform and seek necessary medical action after using excessive force?

Glen Ellyn Police Officers do not use excessive force.  It is the policy of the Glen Ellyn Police Department that if an injury is alleged or results from a police officer’s use of force, it shall be the involved officer’s responsibility to ensure that adequate medical care is made available to the injured party as soon as practicable.  

Protocol for providing medical aid includes notification of the supervisor and summoning of medical assistance (paramedic) and documentation of the incident overseen by a supervisor to include photographs of injuries, interviews of witnesses and a written report. Additionally, all Glen Ellyn police officers are trained in first aid, CPR and the medical administration of Narcan.     

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1. Are the police officers in Glen Ellyn being trained to de-escalate altercations by using peaceful conflict resolution strategies?
2. Are the officers in Glen Ellyn forbidden from using carotid restraints (chokeholds, strangleholds) and hog-tying methods? Are they forbidden from transporting civilians in uncomfortable positions?
3. Are the police officers in Glen Ellyn required to intervene if they witness another officer using excessive force? Will officers be reprimanded if they fail to intervene?
4. Are the police officers in Glen Ellyn forbidden from shooting at moving vehicles?
5. Is there a clear and enforced use-of-force continuum that details what weapons and force are acceptable in a wide variety of civilian-police interactions?
6. Are the officers in Glen Ellyn required to exhaust every other possible option before using excessive force?
7. Are the officers in Glen Ellyn required to report each time they threaten to or use force on civilians?
8. Are the officers in Glen Ellyn thoroughly vetted to ensure that they do not have a history with abuse, racism, xenophobia, homophobia / transphobia, or discrimination?
9. Are the officers in Glen Ellyn trained to perform and seek necessary medical action after using excessive force?
10. Is there an early intervention system enforced to correct officers who use excessive force? Additionally, how many complaints does an officer have to receive before they are reprimanded or terminated?
11. Is there a report on civilian deaths that occurred in custody as a result of use of excessive force by a police officer?
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