Ambiguity in use of force standards

This article provides a useful discussion of the ambiguities created by the 4th amendment and the Garner and Graham cases. The author notes that police department policies are often both clearer and more restrictive than prevailing legal doctrine.

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2 Responses to “Ambiguity in use of force standards”

  1. Mark Bond Says:

    Reblogged this on e-Roll Call Magazine.

  2. Ashley Says:

    Did anyone else catch this?

    “Second, police officers should not be allowed to shoot a fleeing felon unless he has threatened a member of the general public—and not merely a police officer—with death or serious injury.”

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