Quantcast
Home / Opinion Digests / Officer used ‘excessive force’ in shooting (access required)

Officer used ‘excessive force’ in shooting (access required)

Where an officer claimed she acted reasonably in shooting the robbery suspect because she could not see his left hand and he refused to cooperate with her commands, she had no specific evidence that he carried a weapon or posed a significant threat and therefore she used excessive force. Background Khaia Jones, a former Richmond police officer, ...