PART III - JUSTIFICATION - USE OF FORCE

 

1.      Identify the basic requirements for the legal use of non-deadly force in self defense or the defense of other persons.

 

2.      Identify the requirement(s) for the legal use of deadly force in either self defense or the defense of other persons.

 

3.      Identify the requirements for the legal use of deadly and non-deadly force in the defense of premises.

 

4.      Identify the requirements for the legal use of deadly and non-deadly force in the defense of property.

 

5.      Identify the requirements for the legal use of deadly and non-deadly force when a law enforcement officer is making an arrest.

 

6.      State the Supreme Court ruling (Tennessee vs. Garner, 3/27/85) regarding the use of deadly force against a fleeing felon.

 

7.      Explain why Missouri Revised Statute 563.046 is probably in violation of the 4th Amendment of the United States Constitution.

 

8.      State a law enforcement officer's power of arrest jurisdictionally, and when an officer may possess a firearm outside of his or her jurisdictional boundary.

 

9.      Identify when a private person is justified in using deadly and non-deadly force in making an arrest.

 

10.  Identify when deadly and non-deadly force may be used legally to prevent an escape from confinement.

 

11.  State what the effect would be when a department adopts a more restrictive policy on the use of force (especially deadly force) than state law specifies.

23. Identify the basics of civil liability and how civil remedies can be unaffected by the criminal code.

24. Identify provisions of his/her departmentís policy regarding the use of deadly and non-deadly force.

25. Given a variety of classroom role play scenarios, describe the appropriate reaction to the situations and the appropriate amount of force to be used in response to the perceived threat.