Police Department Prohibits The Use Of Choke Holds

Police Department Prohibits The Use Of Choke Holds

The Laredo Police Department is prohibiting the use of choke holds by their officers
This was announced during last night’s city council meeting. The conversation was brought to the table at the request of the mayor. The  Laredo Police Department says this type of force is rare.

“It’s not something that we train on. But we do employ a lot of personnel from other agencies. Some of them practice the art of MMA. We don’t want them to apply this out on the field when employed with us.”

Ricardo Gonzalez-Deputy Chief

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