City Turns to Police Shooting Expert Accused of ‘Pseudoscience’

http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/public-safety/city-has-paid-thousands-to-police-shooting-expert-accused-of-pseudoscience/
“Lewinski is doing policing more harm than good.

From the New York Times:

His conclusions are consistent: The officer acted appropriately, even when shooting an unarmed person. Even when shooting someone in the back. Even when witness testimony, forensic evidence or video footage contradicts the officer’s story. …

A former Minnesota State professor, he says his testimony and training are based on hard science, but his research has been roundly criticized by experts. An editor for The American Journal of Psychology called his work “pseudoscience.” The Justice Department denounced his findings as “lacking in both foundation and reliability.” Civil rights lawyers say he is selling dangerous ideas.”

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