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14 Cards in this Set

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A feeling of displesure form perceived injury, mistreatment, or opposition, to ones self or to another.
Degree of influence the officer must exert to take suspect into custody.
A normal emotion responce to a perceived threat (real or unreal)
Choices avaliable to a peace officer concerning the methodsavaliable as identified in each agency's or department's policy documentation.
Force Options
A sigificant and immediate threat which persons reasonably believe will result in death or serious bodily injury to themselves or to other persons.
Imminent Danger
The act of preventing or stopping innaproprate or unlawful behavior of another.
When public officers, such as peace officers or people working for them, kill a person in the preformance of their duity or in self defence in arresting or retaking a felon who is armed or poses a significant threat of death or serious injury to the officer or others.
Justifiable homicide by a public officer
A force likely to cause death or serious bodily injury.
Lethal force
Events that lead up to the encounter with the suspect, including how the officer arrived at the scene as well as what observations helped the officer assess the situation.
Precipitous Act
To effect an arrest as only that force reasonlabe for restraint of the suspect and to get the suspect to submit custody.
Reasonable force
Delay in apprehension would create substantial and unreasonable risk to officers or others possibly resulting in serious physical injury or death.
Reasonable necessity
A serious imaprement of physical condition, including, but not limited to, the following: loss of conciousness, concussion, bone fracture, protracted loss or imparement of function of any bodily member or organ, a wound requireing extensive suturing, and serious disfigurement.
Serious bodily harm or injury
A strategic message deliverd to a specific audence to generate voluntary compliance.
Tatical communication
It is apparent that the thye, degree, and duration of force employed was neither necessary nor appropriate.
unreasonable force