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How Hall, Gainesville law enforcement have investigated improper use-of-force allegations
The Hall County Sheriff's Office holds use-of-force training for its officers Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, at the Hall County Sheriff's Office Training Center. Hall County officers are getting training on de-escalation throughout a series of courses. - photo by Scott Rogers
An inmate throws a towel in a jailer’s face. The jailer then punches him. An officer questions someone, then detains him with little information. Handcuffs are fitted snugly, and someone complains of injury. These are all cases in which law enforcement used some level of force, and an agency had to determine whether that was the right use of force.