Application of Human Factors to Use of Force Analysis & Court Proceedings

25 Oct 2018
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Chicago, IL

Application of Human Factors to Use of Force Analysis & Court Proceedings

This presentation will involve examination of biomechanics, action/reaction, speed of assault and decision error. Insp. (Ret.) Butler will rapidly explore several cases focusing on the relevant FSI aspects and how they were applied to each case both in formal use-of-force analysis and court proceedings. Incident video and photographs will be utilized to highlight critical learning points. You will develop a practical understanding of the application of numerous FSI research principles & findings & other related human factor issues in actual officer-involved shootings. You will observe numerous examples of written use-of-force expert reports & hear about the application of FSI & other interdisciplinary research principles in the related court proceedings.