The Columbia City Council on Tuesday night votes on changes to police chokehold policy. The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) now defines chokeholds and neck restraints as deadly force. Officers would only be able to use ...

Columbia council considers changes to police chokehold policy

The Columbia City Council on Tuesday night votes on changes to police chokehold policy. The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) now defines chokeholds and neck restraints as deadly force. Officers would only be able to use chokeholds as deadly force, and when it’s the only reasonable means available to stop the threat. …