PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES
ARRESTS IN CRIMINAL CASES
594:4 Permissible Force.
I. No unnecessary or unreasonable force or means of restraint may be used in detaining or arresting any person.
II. A peace officer is justified in using deadly force to effect an arrest as provided in RSA 627:5, II.
Source. 1941, 163:4. RL 423:23. RSA 594:4. 1981, 373:4, eff. Aug. 22, 1981.