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    The identification of several significant facts in the case of Tennessee v. Garner calls into question the use of deadly force in the “unattempted” apprehension of an unarmed suspect. The first such fact is the admission and later verification by Hymon that Garner was unarmed. A second fact is that the suspect was fleeing in the opposite direction (away) from Officer Hymon and in a position as not to cause the officer to be in fear for his life. Additionally, Officer Hymon with the aid of his flashlight was able to observe that the suspect was a minor and of slender statue (observing his hands and face) posing no threat to him or others. And finally, Officer Hymon’s statement that if he allowed Garner to clear the fence, he knew that he would not be able to catch up with him and,…

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    In the past, when an incident happened, the police were taken at their word that what they said happened was what really happened (Kandy & Fisher & Tate & Jenkins, 2015). Now, we are seeing the world of cell phones. Everyone records their run-ins with the police and posts them online. In 1985, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Tennessee v. Garner that police would have to weigh the risks of using deadly force to letting the person go (Flanders & Welling, 2016). Many states have moved to…

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    1) In 1985, the United States Supreme Court decided Tennessee V. Garner, that the court held that a police officer may not use deadly force to apprised a fleeing felon who does not pose a “significant threat of death or series physical injury to the officer or others. This was because of Edward Garner was a juvenile (15 years old) who burglarized a home stealing $10.00 and a purse. He jumped over the backyard fence to escape after police ordered him to halt, at which point police shot him in the…

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    this case changed police practices to stay compliant with the law. In 1974, two members of the Memphis Police Department were responding to burglary in progress call; the neighbor reported that she heard glass breaking as someone broke into the home next door (Blume, 1984). Upon investigation, one of the officers witnessed someone fleeing from the back of the house, he spotted the suspect crouching beside a fence thirty to forty meters away (Blume, 1984). Consequently, the officer identified…

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    Garner and Graham v. Conner was a different story. In the case of Tennessee v. Garner police officers were wrong in using deadly force. The suspect had no weapons on him, the suspect was a suspected felon meaning that he might have not been the suspect at all, the victim ignore the police officer order and continue to climb the wall to scape. The officer shot him and killed him. I believe that the police officer could of have use his Taser gun and gave him an electric charged to get him down,…

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    The running force behind our country is the government. There are two main branches of that force and that is the democratic and republican parties. Both parties have some similarities, but they mainly have a lot of differences. The Republican Party was formed in 1854 by former Whig party members to try and stop the spread of slavery into the west. The Democratic Party was formed around 1828. The two Parties started out as a single party, with a common goal. As the years went past the Party…

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    While researching texts and current events about our world, I found an interesting trend in today’s culture. There is an outbreak of misinformation throughout our society. Left and right there are different interpretations of the same information, minor or major details missing or being added. Also, at the top of social media there is an ongoing battle of what people feel and what they really mean. The number of incidents that are communicated in different façades and motives to spew people’s…

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