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Todd J. Hollis Law

Feb 2, 2024

Insight into Injustice: Shedding Light on a Tragic Encounter

Todd J. Hollis Law presents our latest release of materials regarding James Frierson v. City of Pittsburgh et al: the Expert Report of David C. Wright.

A retired City of Pittsburgh PA Police Officer, Wright brings 26 years of front line experience and specialized training to bear on this case. His expertise spans the development of use of force training programs, innovative law enforcement techniques such as the ODET, and early adoption of TASER technology. Wright's analysis draws from a thorough review of case materials, aiming to shed light on the adherence to, or deviations from, law enforcement standards and their impact on civil liberties and public safety.

This report, forming a part of the evidence in the legal case, is released in accordance with the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania’s Protective Order (Case 2:22-cv-00523-CRE Document 142 Filed 01/24/24). The court order allows for the public release of specified materials, including this Expert Report. For a comprehensive understanding of the case and the materials involved, including those not subject to public release, we encourage interested parties to refer to the full text of the court's protective order.

We encourage readers to engage with this material in an informed and respectful manner, contributing positively to the discourse surrounding this case. It is through informed public discussion and understanding that justice is best served.

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