TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-7
Arrest

SECTION 12-7-8


§ 12-7-8 Restraint and force used.

No greater restraint than is necessary shall be used for the detention of any person, and no unnecessary or unreasonable force shall be used in making an arrest.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 625, § 68; P.L. 1941, ch. 982, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 12-7-8.)