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Media Coverage

Andrew J. Scott III, former Chief of Police for Boca Raton, Florida, is frequently interviewed by the media on current news topics relating to police car chases, excessive use of force, electro-muscular disruption devices (EMDD), and TASER® weapons. Recent quotes appear below.

AP NEWS -
April 15, 2022

Family seeks charges, officer’s ID in Patrick Lyoya’s death

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News Nation -
June 10, 2021

Men drugged and targeted in robberies by women they meet while out

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WAFB 9 -
April 6, 2021

THE INVESTIGATORS: Jackson deputy marshal accused of choking teen arrested, fired from previous law enforcement agency

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WAFB 9 -
February 21, 2021

Mayor Broome, BRPD Chief asks judge to release body camera footage of incident involving juvenile

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KJRH News -
August 10, 2020

A look at ‘use of force’ policy within Tulsa Police Department after deadly shootings over the weekend

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KSTP Eyewitness News -
July 24, 2020

JUSTIFYING THE FORCE: Initial description of George Floyd’s death fits larger pattern at MPD

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KVUE News -
June 15, 2020

Austin police investigating after video shows officer kneeling on teenage protester

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AP News -
June 7, 2020

Duty to Intervene: Floyd Cops Spoke Up but Didn’t Step In

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TRT World -
May 29, 2020

Neck restraints: George Floyd’s Death Points to Recurring Pattern in Police Brutality

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USA Today -
May 28, 2020

George Floyd death: Experts say knee-to-neck restraint is dangerous, but Minneapolis allows it.

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Channel 7 News, Miami -
January 14, 2020

Investigation: Hollywood cops engaged in ‘unauthorized’ police chase of last year’s ‘Wheels Up, Guns Down’ riders

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ABC News -
November 11, 2019

‘Egregious’: Medical alerts, tripped alarms and open doors have all gotten people killed by police at their homes.

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The Ledger -
September 30, 2013

Impact of State Attorney’s ‘Death Letter’ Characterized as Irrevocable

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Fox 28 WFLX -
June 5, 2013

West Palm Beach police whistleblower fired

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The Ledger -
February 22, 2013

Police Chief, Public Information Officer Have Close Ties

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Baltimore Sun -
February 16, 2013

Missteps in trainee shooting ran afoul of standards, experts say

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New York Post -
January 17, 2013

President Obama unveils his gun-reform proposals, setting off a battle in Congress

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Homeland Security -
January 16, 2013

Options for Consideration Active Shooter Preparedness Video

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MTV News -
January 15, 2013

Did the Egg Raid of Justin BieberR’s House Go Too Far?

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Orlando Sentinel -
August 17, 2012

Expert: Officer’s takedown maneuver on elderly man was ‘uncontrolled’

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Nevada Public Radio, KNPR -
August 6, 2012

Looking Forward with Metro’s “Use of Force” Policy

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Polk State College -
July 3, 2012

Polk State Kenneth C. Thompson Institute of Public Safety Belongs to Elite Group

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National Public Radio (NPR) -
March 22, 2012

Police Chief In Sanford, Fla. To Step Aside. Chief Bill Lee says he has become a distraction in the Trayvon Martin case

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The Ledger, Lakeland, FL -
March 16, 2012

Autopsy concludes police restraints killed Winter Haven man; Winter Haven’s Adam Johnson died after repeated jolts from a Taser

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Orlando Sentinel -
March 10, 2012

Sheriff changes use-of-force policy after review of deputy-involved shootings

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The Ledger -
January 12, 2011

State Accreditation 2 Years Away for Lakeland Police Department

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The Ledger -
June 12, 2010

Paul Leslie’s Record Raises Questions About Polk Sheriff’s Policies

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Press of Atlantic City -
March 30, 2010

Bridgeton man charged in high-speed chase that ends in death of 81-year-old Vineland man

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USA Today -
March 15, 2010

Automakers’ competition fierce for law-enforcement fleets

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