"In the fleeing scenario, a person would have to be reasonably believed to be dangerous," Mr. Drago said. "Just a fleeing felon or suspect does not warrant the use of deadly force."
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Mr. Drago agreed, adding that it's often in a police department's best interest to be straightforward about the details of an investigation that they can confirm, including whether or not a suspect had a weapon or physically attacked an officer.