What It Takes To Convict A Killer Cop

What It Takes To Convict A Killer Cop

TPM wrote that police have an extra layer of legal protection from the Supreme Court, which ruled in 1989 that officers’ actions “must be judged from the perspective of a reasonable officer on the scene,” and that the “calculus must embody an allowance for the fact that police officers are often forced to make split-second decisions about the amount of force necessary in a particular situation.”

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