DENNEN v. CITY OF DULUTH, 02-2466
Police officer's use of a dog without leash was objectively reasonable under the circumstances, and he was entitled to qualified immunity on claim he violated plaintiff's civil rights by using excessive force; under Minnesota law, officer was entitled to official immunity on tort claims of negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
- Decided 11/25/2003
- Published 11/25/2003
- SMITH, Circuit Judge., Before WOLLMAN, RICHARD S. ARNOLD, and SMITH, Circuit Judges.
- United States Eighth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Wilbur W. Fluegel, argued, Minneapolis, MN (Paul D. Peterson, Woodbury, MN, on the brief), for appellant.
- For Appellees:
- M. Alison Lutterman, Deputy City Attorney, Duluth, MN, argued, for appellee.