When is Use of Force justified?

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Identify three key factors for determining when force is justified. Under what circumstances are police officers justified in using non-deadly force to make an arrest? Provide an example.

Sep 8th, 2014

1. Behaviour that endangers life of the general public

2. Violent behaviour towards others likely to lead to injury 

3. Willful Damage to public/private property 

When reckless drivers are stopped and try to evade capture, force would be justified to subdue and make an arrest

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