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Understanding Police Use of Force

Officers, Suspects, and Reciprocity (Cambridge Studies in Criminology)

by Geoffrey P. Alpert

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Police & security services,
  • Restraint of prisoners,
  • Police brutality,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • United States,
  • Criminology,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Arrest (Police methods),
  • Police discretion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7765979M
    ISBN 100521837731
    ISBN 109780521837736

    If police did not have the right or the power to use force it could result in injuries and deaths to members of our police force on a regular basis. Though police do have this right, it is not necessity for them to use force on a regular basis. The use of force depends on many factors at the time of the crime. The Police Foundation has produced this Use-of-Force Infographic as a means of educating the public about when the police are allowed to use force and how those incidents are investigated. We found our task of making such a complicated issue easily understood through the use of an infographic to be a daunting one for a variety of reasons.

      Although the prevalence of police-citizen conflict has diminished in recent decades, police use of excessive force remains a concern of police departments nationwide. This timely book focuses on what is known and what still needs to be learned to understand, prevent, and remediate police abuse of . Police use of force has been a major concern for police departments and citizens in the United States since the s, when police first started carrying guns. Starting with a historical introduction, Police Use of Force presents readers with critical and timely issues facing police and the communities they serve when police encounters turn.

    Understanding Police Culture book. Understanding Police Culture. DOI link for Understanding Police Culture. Understanding Police Culture book. By John P. Crank. The first topical area is what I call the coercive control of territory. I link three themes; dominion, use of force, and guns, each of which are briefly reviewed in this opening Author: John P. Crank. They should also focus attention on some staggering regional differences in the use of deadly force. Police officers in the United States kill more than 1, civilians a year, while German and British police together kill about Startling as such international comparisons are, there are also dramatic differences within the United States.


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Understanding Police Use of Force by Geoffrey P. Alpert Download PDF EPUB FB2

So begins Howard Rahtz's balanced and insightful overview of the use of force in American policing. This book strives to enrich public discussion by tracing current trends in the use of force, exploring the impact of this issue on race relations, and evaluating the numerous options proposed for minimizing the use of force in police by: 7.

The authors also examine police use of force from the suspect's perspective. In analyzing this data they put forward a conceptual framework, the Authority Maintenance Theory, for examining and assessing police use of by:   Whenever police officers come into contact with citizens there is a chance that the encounter will digress to one in which force is used on a suspect.

Fortunately, most police activities do not involve the use of force. But those that do Understanding Police Use of Force book important patterns of interaction between the officer and the citizen. This book examines those patterns.

Regardless of how you feel about the police, and their use of force as a tool, this book is valuable. If you consider yourself an informed citizen, and want to be able to speak intelligently about controversies like the police responses to the Occupy movement, get this book.

It will open up a lot of valuable insights/5(36). Understanding Police Use of Force Understanding Police Use of Force focuses on the extraordinary and rare event that develops when physical force is used by the police.

Whenever police officers come into contact with citizens, there is always a chance that the. Howard Rahtz is a lieutenant with the Cincinnati Police Department and is currently assigned to the Police Academy.

He has served as a beat officer, patrol supervisor, and shift commander. He previously served as a supervisor in the department's Community Oriented Policing Unit and as Assistant Commander of the Planning Section.

Police Use of Force Introduction Key human rights principles relating to the use of force and firearms What the standards don’t say Types of force Introduction Restraint techniques/equipment Irritant sprays Rubber bullets and plastic baton rounds Force Decisions—A Citizen's Guide: Understanding How Police Determine Appropriate Use of Force by Rory Miller In a free and peaceful society where so many have been taught that all violence is wrong, citizens are often confused and dismayed when officers use force, even when the force is.

Book Review: Understanding Police Use of Force, Understanding Police Use of Force: Officers, Suspects and Reciprocity, into the Killing Zone: A Cop's Eye View of Deadly Force Hasan Buker International Journal of Police Science & Management 7: 3, Author: Hasan Buker.

researching a high-risk issue, such as police use of force, makes it difficult to find police departments willing to share their data and to cooperate in activities that help verify the accuracy and usefulness of that carefully defining terms, choosing the best research method, and designing forms to capture all pertinent information, the researcher must also find cooperative Author: Geoffrey P.

Alpert, Roger G. Dunham. Klahm & Tillyer —Understanding Police Use of Force () address ing a dimens ion o f use of f orce b y police.

Of these, twenty - eig ht us ed multiv ariate. Klahm & Tillyer —Understanding Police Use of Force () Klahm & Tillyer —Understanding Police Use of Force: A Review of the Evidence (). Southwest Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. Understanding the Gap.

Use of Force: Definitions and Data. Legal Boundaries. The Race Divide. Force Options. Making the Right Choices. Use-of-Force Training. Steps to Minimize Police Use of Force—I. Steps to Minimize Police Use of Force—II.

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AU - Alpert, Geoffrey P. AU - Dunham, Roger G. PY - /1/1. Y1 - /1/1. N2 - Although most police activities do not involve the use of force, those that do reflect important patterns of interaction between officer and by: Understanding the Use of Force By and Against Police in Six Jurisdictions Table of Contents Title Page Abstract and Acknowledgments Table of Contents Chapter 1: Prior Research on the Use of Force Chapter 2: The Phoenix Use of Force Project Chapter 3: Implementing a.

Understanding Police Use of Force focuses on the extraordinary and rare event that develops when physical force is used by the police. Whenever police officers come into contact with citizens, there is always a chance that the encounter will digress to one in which force is used on a suspect.

This book is a useful tool for both law enforcement practitioners and researchers to better understand the intricacies of deadly force by the police.

Related articles. Criminal Justice Press, Paperback. LikeNew. inches inches inches. Entities that use this Handbook to create Use of Force Policy can rely on consistent terminology, guidance and procedures to establish rules or guidelines that will dictate the circumstances under which force can be used in a given Size: KB.

analysis hopes to expand upon the current state of knowledge of police culture and police ethics. An expanded understanding of how other factors, such as stress, job satisfaction, media portrayals of police, public perceptions of police, police socialization, and police culture, may have on ethics is : Andrea Dawn Mason.

Book Overview Sincethe media and the American public have paid more attention than ever to the use of deadly force by American police officers. This accessible book, written in plain English, provides in objective, accurate terms contextually relevant facts on incidents during in which police officers killed unarmed civilians.ways in which lawyers litigating use-of-force cases can use consultants and experts to bring this information to the jury.

Furthermore, this Note will argue that understanding perceptual and performance factors is essential to a better understanding of culpability in use-of-force by: 3.Remaining chapters focus on discretionary officer decisions about the level of force to use in controlling subjects, components of use-of-force training, steps for minimizing police use of force, and handling the aftermath of a controversial or clearly excessive use of force by police.

references Main Term(s): Police use of deadly force.