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Local police departments say they prohibit knee-to-the-neck restraints, with exceptions

The knee-to-the-neck restraint infamously used by Minneapolis police during the killing of George Floyd is banned by all four police departments in Reporter communities as a regular tactic — though there are exceptions for deadly-force situations. Nationwide protests were sparked by video of Floyd’s May 25, arrest, where he lay on the street with officers […]