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November 4th, 2009

“In any individual event, the use of force is restricted to that force necessary to control and terminate unlawful resistance, to effect a lawful arrest, to prevent injury to any person or to prevent the escape of a person in custody.”

The San Marcos Police Department’s (SMPD) General Orders, quoted by San Marcos Police Chief Howard Williams.


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