Several issues are apparent here. Improper use of
force might be the result of poor training in the use of force, but it also
could signal a problem with ethics. When complaints are filtering in from
the community, it is a bad sign that a problem may exist. The academy is
the first opportunity to train personnel, but certainly not the last.
Quality in-service training that emphasizes the organization's code of
ethics is important. Beech with the Florida Department of Law
Enforcement looks at ethics in this paper: http://bit.ly/1Fu0bIo Just need the question answered list reference
Are media reports often a bit
exaggerated, which could have worsened the perception of this issue? Good
comments on the topic.