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Tulsa, Oklahoma / Police Shooting / "Slips & Capture" / A Discussion #1081930

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The April 2 shooting in Tulsa, Oklahoma, of an unarmed suspect, Eric Harris, by reserve deputy Robert Bates, who fired his gun instead of his Taser during an undercover sting, updated; video shown.

(New York: Randi Kaye) Mistaken police shootings due to the "slips & capture" response reviewed; scenes shown of Oscar Grant, who was shot in Oakland by a BART transit officer; the 2002 California shooting; the 2008 Kentucky shooting. [LAPD Capt. Greg MEYER@- explains grabbing the gun instead of the Taser.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Bowling Green State University Phil Stinson, & Forces Science Inst. Bill Lewinski@ & iminal defense attorney Mark Geragos about the "slips & capture" response. [STINSON - offers views on this psychology, "sentinel events".] [LEWINSKI - talks about "slips & capture" errors in the police world.] [GERAGOS - says judges decide if this is junk science or not.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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