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Whenever you have advance notice that force is likely, such as a cell extraction or placing someone in a restraint chair, use video to record the incident to serve as documentation of what occurs and to augment written reports. In this tip, risk management expert and Lexipol co-founder Gordon Graham outlines why this is important.

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Gordon Graham has been actively involved in law enforcement since 1973. He spent nearly 10 years as a very active motorcycle officer while also attending Cal State Long Beach to achieve his teaching credential, USC to do his graduate work in Safety and Systems Management with an emphasis on Risk Management, and Western State University to obtain his law degree. In 1982 he was promoted to sergeant and also admitted to the California State Bar and immediately opened his law offices in Los Angeles.