Good Guess on Gun Was Not Enough for Pursuit, Panel Rules

, New York Law Journal


A Buffalo police officer who correctly guessed that a man was pulling a weapon out of his pocket had no right to pursue the suspect because he had neither seen the gun nor its outline in the man's jacket, a divided appellate panel has ruled.

Originally appeared in print as Good Guess on Gun Didn't Justify Pursuit or Arrest, Panel Rules

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    This kind of leftwing coddling of criminals by its judiciary is, at least in part, why the crumbling former Empire State is plainly doomed -- no matter how many millions it spends on ad campaigns to convince out-of-state businesses and residents to relocate there.

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