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In aftermath of George Floyd's death, San Diego police will 'immediately' end use of carotid restraint

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The San Diego Police Department, spurred by the fallout from George Floyd's death, has immediately banned a controversial neck restraint.
 
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Hundreds of protesters ignored orders to go home at 8 p.m., despite warnings that they could be arrested.

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