nondeadly force

Definition of "nondeadly force"
  1. The application of physical strength or power with the aim of causing minor physical harm
How to use "nondeadly force" in a sentence
  1. The bank guard used nondeadly force to restrain the robber until the police arrived.
  2. The use of nondeadly force can be justified when preventing a crime.
  3. Training in nondeadly force techniques is an important part of a police officer's curriculum.

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