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Cravener v. Shuster

Police called to home of schizophrenic Jasper County, Mo. man place him in “modified bent arm lock” after he does not submit to cuffing. The man moves suddenly, snapping his own arm. He continues to resist, however, so police use nunchucks to pry, restrain his other arm and tase him repeatedly. Excessive force? Eighth Circuit: Qualified immunity.


Tags: 2018, Eighth Circuit, Excessive Force, Police, Qualified Immunity

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