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Hale v. City of Biloxi, Mississippi

Executing a warrant to arrest a man suspected of credit card fraud, Biloxi, Miss. police approach man’s RV in the dark, draw guns, enter without knocking, and order man to exit RV. Within 30 seconds, the man has been shot and tased while fishing for a cigarette lighter in his pocket. Fifth Circuit: He shouldn’t have done that; qualified immunity.


Tags: 2018, Fifth Circuit, Police, Qualified Immunity

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