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</p> <p>61.918 Use of force less than deadly force.<br /> A special law enforcement officer may, in the course of accomplishing any lawful arrest <br />for a criminal offense other than a felony committed upon the public property as herein <br />provided, use and apply that force, less than deadly force, which he believes is necessary <br />to make the arrest.<br /> Effective: January 1, 1977 <br />History: Created 1976 Ky. Acts ch. 178, sec. 11, effective January 1, 1977. </p> <p>