With police use of excessive force all over the news these days, we turn now to police involvement with a nine-year-old boy. One judge on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has had enough.
In this unpublished case from the Tenth Circuit, via Utah, a nine-year-old was put in a "control hold" after he stole an iPad. The court affirmed the district court's judgment that using the control hold was not excessive force.
And then Judge Carlos Lucero had something to say.