|Sheriff changes position on 'stand your ground'|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford says changes to Florida’s “stand your ground” law are needed.
Rutherford told the Florida Times-Union that he supports a tweaking of the controversial law that allows the use of deadly force if someone is threatened with death or great bodily harm.
Rutherford previously supported the legislation, but says there should be some “duty to retreat” provision if it can be done safely.
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