MCNAIR v. COFFEY, 00-1139
Where a seizure was supported by probable cause and was otherwise reasonable, the presence of an excessive number of squad cars and drawn guns, triggered by a police officer-s call for backup, cannot be said to have violated the Fourth Amendment by giving fright or offense.
- Submitted 08/15/2001
- Decided 01/29/2002
- Published 01/29/2002
- EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before CUDAHY, COFFEY, and EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Jeffrey P. Sweetland (submitted), Shneidman, Myers, Dowling & Blumfield, Milwaukee, WI, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Gregg T. Heidenreich (submitted), Stilp & Cotton, Brookfield, WI, for Defendant-Appellee.