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Use of Force - Incident Information



There are certainly a lot of "buzz-words" surrounding Use of Force Reporting. Many states have implemented mandatory data collection starting in 2023. If you are a Pennsylvania agency, your department must collect Use of Force information, per Act 180.



Where do I start?

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Each incident starts with three (3) Use of Force Qualification questions:

  1. In this incident, did a person die due to law enforcement use of force?

  2. In this incident, did a person sustain serious bodily injury/injuries due to law enforcement use of force?