Church v Anderson 8th CIR (3AUG2018)

Church v Anderson 8th CIR (3AUG2018)

The plaintiff in this 42 U.S.C. 1983 civil suit was shot three times by an LEO as he fought him and sued for excessive use of force. The court refused to adopt a presumption of excessive force when officer does not activate available recording device. The court also held the LEO’s use of deadly force was reasonable given the size difference and aggressive actions of plaintiff.

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