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Following the Killing of George Floyd police agencies across the United States are considering prohibiting all use of facedown compression holds as restraints, while securing suspects.[1]

  1. "i-cant-breathe-police-arrest". The New York Times. 2020-06-28. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/06/28/us/i-cant-breathe-police-arrest.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage. "They have for years warned officers about the risks of moves such as facedown compression holds. But the restraints continue to be used as a result of poor training, gaps in policies or the reality that officers sometimes struggle with people who fight hard and threaten to overpower them."