Police Force Scenarios

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Police officer’s that serve and protect the community are challenged on a daily basis when it comes to using the correct amount of force during an arrest or detention of a person. These officers are critiqued and questioned regularly when they use force, whether it is deadly force or less lethal force. Police officers are put in positions where they have to use the amount of force to control the situation and they do so by following a guideline such as the Force Continuum or other policies and procedures the department has set in place. Regardless of the amount of force an officer uses they are put through extensive training to learn how to handle certain situations. The lack of training or rehearsing scenarios can cause a situation to
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