Holstered Guns Don't Kill

, New York Law Journal


The tragedies of police shootings of unarmed civilians invariably begin with an unholstered firearm, so you might expect that strict rules govern when an officer is permitted to draw it (as opposed to, say, batons, pepper spray, Tasers, or even physically tackling the person). But the sad reality is: there are no rules.

This premium content is reserved for New York Law Journal subscribers.

Continue reading by getting started with a subscription.

Already a subscriber? Log in now

What's being said

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202770176848

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.