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When deadly force is involved

Bruce M. Lawlor

When deadly force is involved

a look at the legal side of stand your ground, duty to retreat, and other questions of self-defense

by Bruce M. Lawlor

  • 59 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homicide,
  • Self-defense (Law),
  • Violence,
  • Criminal law

  • About the Edition

    Misinformation about self-defense rights and laws is what has sparked major debate over the misapplication of lethal force in civilian communities. Bruce Lawlor identifies the major issues in self-defense cases, and the legal approaches used to resolve them. The result is less confusion and greater understanding of what self-defense is, and how to go about determining if a homicide is self-defense or murder.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-271) and index.

    StatementBruce M. Lawlor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF9246 .L39 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 279 pages
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27229781M
    ISBN 101442275286
    ISBN 109781442275287
    LC Control Number2016041927
    OCLC/WorldCa953707967

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      As a former Oakland, CA police sergeant and veteran of a number deadly force encounters, I can recommend this book to all street officers. In I was involved in an incident with an armed suspect who was killed. Today I can still relate the 5/5(4). The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the Fourth Amendment to the U. S. Constitution prohibits the use of deadly force to effect an arrest or prevent the escape of a suspect unless the police officer reasonably believes that the suspect committed or attempted to commit crimes involving the infliction or threatened infliction of serious physical injury and a warning of the intent to use deadly.


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Deadly Force. An amount of force that is likely to cause either serious bodily injury or death to another person. Police officers may use deadly force in specific circumstances when they are trying to enforce the law.

Private citizens may use deadly force in certain circumstances in Self-Defense. The rules governing the use of deadly force for. Based on a literature review and relevant data from 13 large American cities and counties, this book assesses current data collection and analysis on incidents that involve the police use of deadly force and presents data and analysis on the prevalence of police-involved shootings, the characteristics of such shootings, and shooting-control.

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