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Officers and EMTs can’t escape excessive force claim (access required)

Although officers and EMTs did not violate a clearly established right by initially restraining a man experiencing a crisis that required a mental health evaluation, the continued use of force for nearly six minutes meant the defendants were not entitled to immunity, at least at the motion to dismiss stage. Background This civil rights and wrongful death ...