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Submitted: April 12, 2011

Before BYE, COLLOTON, and GRUENDER, Circuit Judges.

Kendrick Story, an Arkansas inmate, brought a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action against several defendants, including David Norwood, a jail administrator at Ouachita County Detention Center. After granting summary judgment to all defendants except Norwood, the district court addressed Story’s claim against Norwood on the merits *fn1 and concluded Norwood’s use of force was necessary to ensure his own safety, the safety of others, and to regain control of the facility. The district court therefore dismissed Story’s claim with prejudice. Story appeals, and we affirm.

 
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