DC Police Banned Neck Restraints Years Ago; Council Wants to Make Law Clear

District leaders are prepared to introduce several pieces of criminal justice reform Tuesday, including strengthening the ban on use of neck restraints. But the News4 I-Team found that is already one of lower-occurring types of use of force complaints within D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department. “We’ve been relatively satisfied with the amount of incidents that we’ve seen that have utilized neck…