Professor William Terrill quoted in Washington Post article

Photo of William TerrillProfessor William Terrill was quoted in a Washington Post online article regarding the recent non-fatal police officer shooting of a knife-wielding woman.

Professor Terrill discussed the difficulty police officers face and the factors involved when determining whether to use lethal force against a threatening suspect.

William Terrill is a professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. His research centers on police behavior, with an emphasis on police use of force policies and practices.