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Booberdawg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-01-03 06:17 PM
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27. But he attacked them
A 400 pound man attacked them. I'm sorry, but I don't agree that it would have been appropriate to take time out to do a psych analysis while they were getting attacked before taking him down at that point. He resisted and fought with them - they are allowed to use force within guidelines to subdue him. The blows I could see were to his back.

And what is considered appropriate use of force for suspects and potential criminals vs psychiatric patients are entirely separate issues.

What's unfortunate is that it sounds like he may have been high on PCP and cocaine, and perhaps that had something to do with his bizarre behavior that brought this on.
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