In the video update below, David Demurjian reviews legal implications of the recent Ninth Circuit decision in Tabares v. City of Huntington Beach. The Court of Appeals questioned the application of force used by the officer when he shoots a suspect who he was attempting to detain. Warning: there are graphic images contained in the video.
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Mr. Demurjian’s legal updates (“Where Tactical & Practical Deploy with The Law”) will be featured on the California Public Safety Labor Blog every couple of weeks. These short video presentations (7-9 minutes) review the latest rulings from the California state and federal courts. The videos also discuss how these decisions may impact all members of law enforcement.