その手始めに、”THE POLICE HAVE NO LEGAL DUTY TO PROTECT AN INDIVIDUAL.”
Any discussion of justification triggers consideration of alternatives to selfdefense.
A common misunderstanding is that law enforcement officers have a duty to protect you, if possible. This is not true.
Courts have held that neither the state nor the police owe a duty to protect the individual.
One federal court even boldly proclaimed that "there is no constitutional right to be protected by the state against being murdered by criminals or madmen." Bowers v. DeVito, 686 F.2d 616, 618 (7th Cir. 1982).