Not an assault

April 17, 2013

  • 37 Assault and Battery
  • 37I Civil Liability
  • 37I(A) Acts Constituting Assault or Battery and Liability Therefor
  • 37k1 Nature and Elements of Assault and Battery
  • 37k2 k. In General.

37 Assault and BatteryPolice officer’s having trained attack dog with him when it was arguably not necessary did not constitute an assault under Colorado law; dog never touched arrestee and was restrained by officer.
Navratil v. Parker, 726 F.Supp. 800 (D.Colo. 1989)