RCW 10.31.050

Officer may use force.

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If after notice of the intention to arrest the defendant, he or she either flee or forcibly resist, the officer may use all necessary means to effect the arrest.
[ 2010 c 8 § 1031; Code 1881 § 1031; 1873 p 229 § 211; 1854 p 114 § 75; RRS § 2084.]