Thursday, September 08, 2011

The Duty to Retreat for Cops

The Duty to Retreat for Cops:

Various Chiefs of Police and other law enforcement representatives have gone on a public tour with the Governor proclaiming how important the “Duty to Retreat” is to New Hampshire’s self defense law as it applies to honest citizens under RSA 627:4. Given that they feel that way, we propose adding it to the self defense requirements for law enforcement found under RSA 627:5.

(Note that this applies only to a law enforcement officer's self defense, not to making an arrest.)

We have taken the exact language that they support and just modified it to fit law enforcement. Here is how it reads:

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