excessive use

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The court also found that the inmate stated a claim of excessive use of force in his allegation that a corrections officer indiscriminately discharged pepper spray.
The court also found that a prison guard who had a realistic opportunity to step forward and prevent a fellow guard from violating a prisoner's rights through the excessive use of force, hut fails to do so, can beheld liable for an Eighth Amendment violati on.
This reveals that excessive use of force by police officers while effecting an arrest represents a problem to address, but it does not appear as widespread as the media portrays.
Among the first individuals to recognize excessive use of ambulatory services and to develop a system to address this problem was the late Donald C.
Simply looking under almost any desk confirms the problem: excessive use of extension cords, power strips, and surge suppressors used to increase the number of available electrical outlets, and each one having a potential impact on the operation of the computer system plugged into it.
On the surface, the Denver Police Department seems like any other: an urban police force saddled with a history of controversial police shootings, excessive uses of force, and allegations of racial and gender discrimination.
Sheffield, III, Pastor of the New Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, and President of the Michigan Chapter of the National Action Network, will convene a public forum and hearing today to hear and document accounts of racial profiling and excessive uses of force by security guards against African-Americans and others.