Police Use of Force A Global Perspective

ISBN-10: 0313363269

ISBN-13: 9780313363269

Edition: 2010

List price: $49.00
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Police Use of Force: A Global Perspective is a compelling international exploration of police use of force, firearms, and non-lethal weapons around the world. The essays gathered here will provides readers with an understanding of the vast differences in how police use force in various countries, as well as why police use force differently under different forms of government. Topics covered include use-of-force definitions, training procedures, policy issues, abuse of police authority, use of force during interrogations, and the use of firearms by armed and conventionally unarmed police forces. Finally, there is an essay focusing on how shooting and killing a suspect impacts an officer in the months and years that follow.
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Book details

List price: $49.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 4/9/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Series Foreword
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Police Use of Force
Introduction
Non-Lethal Force by Police in the United States: The Various Lenses Through Which Appropriateness Is Examined
The Use of Force by Police in Poland
Police and the Use of Force in Hong Kong
Officer Safety and Public Safety: Training the Police to Use Force in the United Kingdom
Physical and Psychological Force in Criminal and Military Interrogations in the United States
Police “Encounters” in Mumbai, India
Memo Dura: Fighting Crime, Violence, and Insecurity with an Iron Fist in Central America
Systemic Police Violence in Brazil
Police Use of Firearms
Introduction
Police Use of Guns in Unarmed Countries: The United Kingdom
Police Use of Guns in a Routinely Unarmed Police Force Regulations and Practice in Norway
Police Use of Firearms in Sweden
Police Use of Firearms in the Nordic Countries: A Comparison
Police Use of Firearms in China: An Overview of a Regulatory Framework
Deadly Force in the United States
An Exploration of Police Use of Firearms in Australia
The Consequences of Using Deadly Force
Police Use of Non-Lethal Weapons
Introduction
Pepper Spray: Practice, Policy, and Research in the Netherlands
Police Use of the TASER in the United States: Research, Controversies, and Recommendations
Currently Available Less-than-Lethal Alternatives and Emerging Technologies for the Future
Conclusion: A Journey Through the World of Police Use of Force
Notes
Appendix
References
Index
About the Editors and Contributors
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