Qualified Immunity, Excessive Force, Law Enforcement

Frederick v. Motsinger, 873 F.3d 641 (8th Cir. 2017)

Eighth Circuit held that deploying a Taser against a person in a public area who was refusing law enforcement commands to drop a knife did not violate a clearly established right and the officers were eligible for qualified immunity.

Found in DMHL Volume 37, Issue 1