When Pepper Spray Constitutes Deadly Force

Today’s Post of the Day focuses on a traffic stop in Wisconsin earlier this week in which the stopped driver, identified in news reports as one Joshua T. Martin, apparently pepper sprayed sheriff’s deputy Michael Rosecky, who pulled him over for speeding. In response to being sprayed, Deputy Rosecky immediately drew his pistol and pointed it at Martin, giving commands to Martin to show his hands, but without firing. Martin instead drove off.   You can …

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