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Point of Law: Warrantless Search Incident to Arrest
Understanding Fourth Amendment Seizure
Point of Law: Excessive Force in Custody

Point of Law: Excessive Force in Custody

A lawsuit by the family of a man who died in a holding cell was dismissed by a federal circuit court, but the Supreme Court ruled it needed further review.

September 15, 2021

Point of Law: Detention After Finding No PC
Point of Law: Shooting at Moving Vehicles

Point of Law: Shooting at Moving Vehicles

In Orn v. City of Tacoma, the Ninth Circuit ruled that a case against officers who shot at a suspect’s vehicle and paralyzed the suspect can go forward.

June 9, 2021

Point of Law: When is an Officer-Involved Shooting a Seizure?
Point of Law: Using Pole Cameras for Surveillance
Point of Law: Training is No Laughing Matter
Point of Law: Excessive Force and Failure to Intervene
Should Your Agency Resurrect the Use-of-Force Continuum?

NY Police Unions Sue Over City's New Use-of-Force Law

The “diaphragm clause” of the law — which allows for DAs to bring a misdemeanor charge if an officer uses any move during an arrest that could limit breathing — “stands to criminalize the lawful use of force, (and) threatens both police and public safety,” the lawsuit reads.

August 6, 2020

Point of Law: Using the Baton

Point of Law: Using the Baton

Your agency's use-of-force policy needs to specify when the baton can be used, the legal justification for its use, and what to do afterward.

August 3, 2020

George Floyd's Family Files Lawsuit Against Officers and Minneapolis

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, alleges that the officers violated Floyd’s constitutional rights. It claims that the city “caused officers [to] act with impunity and without fear of retribution” and failed to properly train police.

July 15, 2020

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