GPD Chief: Officers' Amount Of Force Used Acceptable

The Greenville City Council reviewed a report listing accusations of excessive force and other misconduct by Greenville Police.

Chief William Anderson summarized the report saying the department serviced about 60,000 calls in 2010, and they deployed their tasers 31 times. There were 65 complaints of excessive force from the public in 2010. Chief Anderson says all officers have critical in depth training from an accredited agency, and he believes the amount of tasing by officers is very low and acceptable.


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