Dispatch Priming: Can it Affect a Cop’s Use-of-Force?

The Force Science Institute (FSI) is reporting a use-of-force study conducted by Paul Taylor, a Force Science instructor, former law enforcement officer, and current Ph.D. candidate at SUNY-Albany. This study centers on a phenomenon known as “dispatch priming.” This occurs when dispatchers “prime” officers by providing “erroneous” information about the potential danger of a suspicious … Continue reading Dispatch Priming: Can it Affect a Cop’s Use-of-Force?