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Cleared of Wrongdoing
Cleared of Wrongdoing
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Fall River police officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the death of a man who died after police subdued him with a stun gun. The Bristol District Attorney's concluded that officers did not use excessive force against Scott Macomber after the 48-year-old Brockton man allegedly interfered with the arrest of a woman last May...
FRPD Followed Protocol
FRPD Followed Protocol
The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says Fall River Police were arresting a Dartmouth woman on outstanding warrants when Scott Macomber interfered. DA Spokesman Gregg Miliote says on Monday afternoon, police had followed 37-year-old Lisa McNally into a home on Mount Hope Avenue to arrest her on outstanding warrants out of New Bedford and Fall River District Courts...
Taser Report
Taser Report
A report by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security places New Bedford at the top of the list of Massachusetts communities when it comes to the number of times officers used tasers or stun guns in 2014. According to the report, New Bedford officers used electronic control weapons, or ECWs, a total of 105 times last year, down from 125 in 2013, and 145 in 2012...