Police Use of Force: Important Issues Facing the Police and the Communities They Serve

Editor: Palmiotto, Michael J.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: CRC Press

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ISBN: 978-1-49-873214-7
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
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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.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Editor
  • Contributors
  • 1 Use of Force Throughout History - Michael J. Palmiotto
  • 2 Police Use of Force - Michael J. Palmiotto
  • 3 Use of Deadly Force - Michael J. Palmiotto
  • 4 Nonlethal Weapons and Technology - Szde Yu
  • 5 Militarization of the Police - Laurence Armand French
  • 6 Racial Profiling: The Intersection of Race and Policing - Michael L. Birzer
  • 7 Understanding the Law of Police Use of Force to Arrest - Alison Brown
  • 8 Psychological and Social Factors in the Use of Force - Jodie Beeson
  • 9 Police Violence, Public Response: The Public Gets What It Tolerates - Carolyn Speer Schmidt
  • 10 Prevention and Training - Vladimir A. Sergevnin and Darrell L. Ross
  • 11 Conclusion - Michael J. Palmiotto