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Lawful Performance: Custodial Officer- -Use of “Reasonable” Force
October 23rd, 2015

People v. Gutierrez (2009) 174 Cal. App. 4th 515, identified the following problem with CC 2671:   Read literally, [CC 2671] authorizes a custodial officer to use reasonable force in four situations- -“to restrain a person, to overcome resistance, to prevent escape, or in self-defense”- -but erroneously limits to the first situation alone not only […]


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Lawful Performance: Custodial Officer- -Use Of “Reasonable” Force
November 30th, 2014

    People v. Gutierrez (2009) 174 Cal. App. 4th 515, identified the following problem with CC 2671:   Read literally, [CC 2671] authorizes a custodial officer to use reasonable force in four situations- -“to restrain a person, to overcome resistance, to prevent escape, or in self-defense”- -but erroneously limits to the first situation alone […]


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