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Is there a report on civilian deaths that occurred in custody as a result of use of excessive force by a police officer?

Glen Ellyn Police Officers do not use excessive force.  There have been no civilian deaths that have occurred in the custody of the Glen Ellyn Police Department resulting from any use of force by Glen Ellyn Police.   In the event that a civilian death were to occur in custody, for any reason, Police Department Policy would require an investigation by the DuPage County States Attorney’s Office and the Illinois Department of Corrections.  In the event of an in- custody death suspected to have occurred as a result of the use of excessive force by a police officer, it is also anticipated that the Illinois Attorney General’s Office as well as the United States Department of Justice would commence an investigation.  

Additionally, since 2007, the Glen Ellyn Chief of Police has hosted a monthly community forum called “Coffee with the Cops”.  During this time, any member of the community can discuss any topic they wish.  Indeed, the May, 2015 Final Report of the President’s Task Force On 21st Century Policing included:

“4.5.1 Action Item: Law Enforcement agencies should schedule regular forums and meetings where all community members can interact with police and help influence policy and programs.”

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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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