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France says its police are now ’forbidden’ from using chokeholds

France says its police are now ’forbidden’ from using chokeholds

France’s Interior Minister Christophe Castaner announced Monday that the country’s police will abandon the chokehold method of arresting a suspect. ’It will no longer be taught in police and gendarmerie schools. It is a method that has its dangers,’ Castaner said. He added there would be ’zero tolerance’ for racism in law enforcement and officers strongly suspected of racism would be suspended.

FourAncientWhiteElephants 2 months

I support choke holds. Kneeling on a handcuffed mans neck hell no, but choke holds are very effective and in trained hands can end physical conflict with no injury to either party.

Jax Milovitch
Jax Milovitch 2 months

Do you know it wouldn’t suprise me in the slightest if they just announced “Choke holds banned with exception of use on caucasians”.

David O'Doherty
David O'Doherty 2 months

That's gonna work out great

Dr. Ötker
Dr. Ötker 2 months

I wish there was a police strike.

Irish Dave
Irish Dave 2 months

Thought it was about racism not tactics.... Hmmmm

Said Ayman
Said Ayman 2 months


Kyle G
Kyle G 2 months

I can really care less how they treat someone who is resisting arrest.

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