Violence Excessive Authorized Uniform Men
It is easy to second guess. So, she only weighed 100 pounds, but she was resisting. So, let's say she got one of her hands free while he reached for his cuffs and she had can of spray mace or a electrical zapper in her purse and she hit the cop with it. Now, she could blind him or maybe kill him with that zapper. Or, maybe she had a gun in there. I can tell you a 100 lbs. Woman with a gun aimed at me is quite a threat. And at that point she is a threat to everyone as bullets spray. A cop on the beat has to take all of this into account and make a decision in a split second.