use of force

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use of force
2013-12-03 21:22:46

use of force policy
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  1. What is a person who the officer has probable cause to believe has committed or is committing a crime punishable under Fl law by death or imprisonment in excess of one year in a state penitentiary.
  2. What is any force likely to cause death or great bodily harm
    Deadly force
  3. What is it called when an officer has exhausted all practical means available to avoid using deadly force.
    the Last resort.
  4. What is a state of mind supported by circumstances strong enough to warrant a cautious and prudent officer to make a similar judgement.
    reasonable belief
  5. What is a bodily injury that creates a substantial risk of death, serious permanent disfigurement, or long term loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.
    Great Bodily harm
  6. What is the use of any force including deadly force
    Use of force
  7. When is deadly force authorized
    To prevent death or great bodily harm to officer or another person.

    to prevent imminent commission of a forceable felony where there is a risk of death or bodily harm.

    • To prevent escape of fleeing felon whose actions would pose an immediate threat to the officer or another person.
    • - felon is armed and dangerous
    • - felon commited or is committing a felony where there is risk of death or great bodily harm to the officer or another person.
  8. when is deadly force prohibited
    when there is substancial risk to innocent bistanders

    against misdemeanants and traffic violators unless necessary to avoid death or great bodily harm.

    Warning shots are prohibited
  9. Is sleeper choke allowed and why
    no due to inherent risk of death or serious brain damage.
  10. can a firearm be discharged at a moving vehicle.