Franklin Zimring

Franklin Zimring Finds Bright Spot in San Jose Police Report on Use of Force

San Jose Mercury News, August 1, 2008, by Sean Webby

A leading expert … agreed the report is difficult to interpret as anything but a limited snapshot of last year. “This is the police department making its own best case and it is self-serving and one-sided, as one would expect,” said Franklin Zimring. “This is thin soup.” But he also said he was astounded that there had not been a single use of deadly force used last year…. “That ain’t chopped liver.”