Wounding Force

Wounding force injures but does not kill the criminal.  Wounding force is used, for example, against a thief.  An example of wounding force is shooting a thief in the leg to stop them from getting away with stolen merchandise.  You do not use deadly force (killing force) against a fleeing…

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Incapacitation

Incapacitation is taking away a person’s ability, including their ability to defend themselves.  Therefore, a criminal trying to incapacitate a person is the same as that criminal trying to kill that person.  The criminal might be planning on killing the person once the person is incapacitated.

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Taser Rule

If a criminal has a taser, they can incapacitate a police officer then grab the police officer’s gun then kill the police officer. Also, a criminal can use a taser to kill a police officer.  Therefore, a criminal with a taser or any equivalent device or weapon must be treated…

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