Police, The Fourth Amendment, Qualified Immunity

Another policeman steps in front of a moving vehicle as an excuse to use force case

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Case: AGUILAR v. ROBERTSON, No. 11-51069 (Fifth Circuit February 19, 2013)


Thus, the only “threat” posed by Aguilar was one that Robertson created himself by stepping in front of Aguilar as he struggled to come to a complete stop.

Comment: Sadly, this quote comes from a dissenting judge. The majority thought it was acceptable for the policeman to step in front of the motorcycle.

Written by Burgers Allday

February 24, 2013 at 8:51 am

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