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Police Use of Force

Police Use of Force

Important Issues Facing the Police and the Communities They Serve

by Michael J. Palmiotto
Hardback
Publication Date: 22/08/2016
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Police use of force has been a major concern for police departments and citizens in the United States since the 1840s, 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 violent. Dr. Palmiotto offers in-depth coverage of the use of force, deadly force, non-lethal weapons, militarization of policing, racism and profiling, legal cases, psychology, perception and training, and violence prevention. Police Use of Force also investigates many case studies, both famous (Rodney King) and contemporary (Ferguson, MO). Essential reading for both criminal justice professionals and academics, this text places police conflict within a complex, modern context, inviting cogent conversation in the classroom and the precinct.
ISBN:
9781498732147
9781498732147
Category:
Crime & criminology
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
22-08-2016
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
196
Dimensions (mm):
229x152x18mm
Weight:
0.41kg

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