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Thompson v. City of Monticello, Arkansas

Allegation: Police officer orders Monticello, Ark. pedestrian to stop walking. The man continues a short way but stops when the officer points a taser at him. He walks toward the police cruiser as directed but stops and points to a nearby house saying, “You know what? That’s my house right over there.” The officer tases him without warning. Eighth Circuit: No qualified immunity.


Tags: 2018, Eighth Circuit, Police, Qualified Immunity

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