Fleeing Felon rule is a common law which permits officers to implement the use of force: deadly if needed, against a fleeing person whom is suspected of a crime that is felony in nature and is in clearly evading arrest and prosecution. Tennessee v. Garner justified these actions by justifying the actions of the officer claim that deadly force is an exceptionable practice for law enforcement during these encounters given the nature and safety concerns for the public within these jurisdiction.
Apr 1st, 2015
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