Ed Obayashi

Attorney, Deputy Sheriff

Attorney, a Deputy Sheriff and Legal Advisor in Plumas County, and a use-of-force expert.

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There are important conversations happening around justice and police use of force.

Do police use robots more often than the public realizes?

There are important conversations happening around justice and police use of force.

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