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04-14-11, 12:06 PM
When a suspect with injuries is brought into booking and there are injuries on him possibly from a fight with a policeman, will the superiors be contacted?
04-14-11, 12:17 PM
No, we just document the injuries in the report.
We would photograph them. If SERIOUS , then I would make a call.
We would photograph him and the officers injuries.
Possibly even shoot some video.
Juries love photos/videos of stupid criminals.
04-14-11, 04:00 PM
At my department, if we're fighting, the on duty supervisor is usually rolling to the call anyways. We photographs the injuries, document them in the report, and have a special form (Response to aggression or RTA form) which is filled out with details specifically about the force used, which goes with the report.