The Supreme Court has ruled that use of force by police officers must be judged from the perspective of a reasonable officer on the scene rather than with 20/20 hindsight. Minority communities often feel with this decision as a guideline complaints to police departments are most often swept under the carpet without a proper vetting of the facts of each incident. Does this ruling give the benefit of doubt to the officer. After all, who decides if the officer acted reasonably in these situations? Other officers?
Michael Cardoza discusses.