Osterreicher says that when he’s training with law enforcement he uses a line that “police officers love to say all the time”: “We can do this the easy way or we can do this the hard way.” The easy way, he says, is through education, a method he prefers. “Where its necessary, we will do it the hard way,” says Osterreicher, “in terms of bringing lawsuits.”


Alysia Santo is a former assistant editor at CJR.