"Justifiable homicides" questioned in Detroit
It's a lot easier to just watch the video than to read the article, which is confusing. The jist of this article is that LE in Detroit is fixing the numbers by claiming "justifiable homicide" for some murders due to lack of manpower, expediency, and PR, among other reasons.
Justifiable Homicides Masking the Truth about Violence in Detroit?
One thing the reporter got (dead) wrong was this: "The State of Michigan has no stand your ground law and so a person is required to retreat from danger if possible." :hand1:
In fact in MI, SYG is called the Self-Defense Act, which was patterned after FL SYG law and passed in 2006. Basically, it says that a person not committing a crime is not required to flee before using deadly force against someone if he/she reasonably believes such force is necessary to prevent death, bodily harm or sexual assault.