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  • 15 Use of Force Cases Everyone needs to know

    15 Use of Force Cases EVERYONE needs to know

    Originally Posted by KIT, in the forum



    https://www.policeone.com/use-of-for...needs-to-know/

    Probably good for anyone who carries a gun to be aware of.

    I know they don't like us putting the whole body of the article in our posts, but I will post the cases for info:

    1. Graham v. Connor — This is the essential use of force rubric in the country.
    2. Tennessee v. Garner — Addresses deadly force to prevent escape.
    3. Terry v. Ohio — Established the legality of so-called “Stop & Frisk” searches.
    4. Plakas v. Drinski — No constitutional duty to use lesser force when deadly force is authorized.
    5. Pena v. Leombruni — Addresses suspect’s known mental state regarding force.
    6. Thompson v. Hubbard — Case where suspect appeared to be drawing a gun and no gun found.
    7. Smith v. Freland — Examined policy violation but no violation of Constitutional law.
    8. Bush v. City of Tallahassee — Addresses excessive force applied through Graham.
    9. Green v. N.J. State Police — Addresses excessive force applied through Graham.
    10. Forrett v. Richardson — Unarmed fleeing felon applied through Tennessee v. Garner.
    11. Elliot v. Leavitt — Addresses 20/20 hindsight on officer shooting.
    12. Brown v. United States — The original (1921) Graham v. Connor style decision.
    13. Wardlaw v. Pickett — Punching an approaching verbally argumentative person.
    14. City of Canton v. Harris — Addresses liability and “failure to train.”
    15. Powpow v. Margate — Addresses shooting an innocent person (training).
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      15 Use of Force Cases EVERYONE needs to know

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      https://www.policeone.com/use-of-for...needs-to-know/

      Probably good for anyone who carries a gun to be aware of.

      I know they don't like us putting the whole body of the article in our posts, but I will post the cases for info:

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