Citizen’s Arrest Follow Up II

Previously we discussed citizen‘s arrest, today we were asked by the news if someone can be arrested for effectuating the arrest. My answer to the news person was that you could be charged if the amount of force you used was too great when making the apprehension. In the instant mater, the suspect was believed to have used a gun in commission of the rape, so using a two by four is quite reasonable. The video is below:

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