France bans chokehold arrest

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“If we have to put someone on the ground, if you can not use the #chokehold method, I’m really suspicious about how we will do that. Honestly if there is a big guy who doesn’t want to be arrested, I do not understand what we will do after we are banned to use a chokehold. If we use tasers and the guy has a heart problem and dies because of the taser, who will be responsible?”
Loïc Walder, police officer, UNSA union delegate

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