Sandy Kline – Dual Arrests: Travesty or Justice
Sandy Kline – FOUR CHOICES OF A VICTIM
(1) Leave the abusive relationship
(2) Stay in the abusive relationship and become passive
(3) Stay in the abusive relationship and become combative
(4) See video for this choice
Reduce the inappropriate dual arrests that occur at the scene of family violence crimes
Provide a clear definition of : Probable Cause – Primary Aggressor – Self-Defense
BLACK’S LAW DICTIONARY
PROBABLE CAUSE “A suspicion founded upon circumstances sufficiently strong to warrant a reasonable man in belief that the charge is true.”
Did a crime happen?
Can you determine who it was that committed the crime?
Examples of Probable Cause
Items thrown about
Observable behaviors of all parties
Use of weapons
Physical description of all parties
I cannot thank you enough for learning about dual arrest.
Sandy Kline formerly with Houston Police Department, Houston, Texas