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Police use of deadly force

Geoffrey P. Alpert

Police use of deadly force

a statistical analysis of the Metro-Dade Police Department

by Geoffrey P. Alpert

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Published by Police Executive Research Forum in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida,
  • Dade County
    • Subjects:
    • Metropolitan Dade County (Fla.). Police Dept. -- Statistics.,
    • Police shootings -- Florida -- Dade County -- Statistics.,
    • Firearms -- Florida -- Dade County -- Use in crime prevention -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeoffrey P. Alpert and Roger G. Dunham.
      SeriesPolice research and evaluation
      ContributionsDunham, Roger G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8148.D15 A46 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 30 p. ;
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL819893M
      ISBN 101878734385
      LC Control Number95071262
      OCLC/WorldCa34036064

      (a) Deadly force means that force which a reasonable person would consider likely to cause death or serious bodily harm. Its use may be justified only under conditions of extreme necessity, when all lesser means have failed or cannot reasonably be employed. A protective force officer is authorized to use deadly force only when one or more of the following circumstances exists.   California Assembly members will vote on AB this week. The proposed legislation would change the standard for police use of deadly force in the state. According to The Washington Post’s Author: Jade Hindmon.

      Miller is throughout the book concerned with the distinction between institutional and noninstitutional cases. The former cases are ones in which police officers or military combatants -- i.e., so-called institutional actors -- use lethal force against, e.g., an attacker. The book is a comprehensive manual on the legal and practical aspects of police use of force investigations. It is designed for street officers, front-line supervisors, investigators, attorneys.

      Police Use of Deadly Force in Democracies brings a new dimension to the problem of police abuse of deadly force by concentrating on the social and political settings in India and the United States, both large democracies and vibrant : Springer-Verlag New York.   All cases of police use of lethal force must be subject to an independent, impartial and transparent investigation and if the evidence indicates that the killing was unlawful, the police officer responsible should be criminally prosecuted. However, accountability for police use of lethal force is severely lacking in the United States.


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Police use of deadly force by Geoffrey P. Alpert Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author notes that police in the U.S. rarely use force against civilians, and that the use of deadly force has steadily declined in the past 25 years. Nevertheless, he cautions that force situations are often fraught with grave dangers for citizens, Cited by: 7.

Police use of deadly force book   O’Donnell embarked on a highly contentious three-year battle with the Boston Police Department to win justice for James Bowden.

More timely now than ever, Deadly Force is a powerful indictment of police misconduct, a reminder of this issue’s long, tortured history and of how far we still have to go.

Inrenown police psychologist Dr. Alexis Artwohl and police officer Loren W. Christensen (co-author of On Combat) wrote Deadly Force Encounters: What Cops Need to Know to Mentally and Physically Prepare for and Survive a Gunfight. It quickly became an authoritative book for police officers, citizens legally carrying a concealed firearm, and police academies.4/5(9).

The death of Michael Brown in and subsequent high-profile officer-involved shootings have prompted police departments across the United States to evaluate their use of force and deadly force policies, as well as their training practices more broadly. The U.S.

Supreme Court has ruled that the Fourth Amendment to the U. Constitution prohibits the use of deadly force to effect an arrest or prevent the escape of a suspect unless the police officer reasonably believes that the suspect committed or attempted to commit crimes involving the infliction or threatened infliction of serious physical injury and a warning of the intent to use.

instantiations of that use of force violate civil rights of persons of color, persons with disabilities, LGBT communities, and low-income persons; promising or proven policies and practices worth replicating to minimize unnecessary use of force; and the perception and reality of discrimination in police use of force.

In the United States, use of deadly force by police has been a high-profile and contentious issue. Police killings are one of the leading causes of death for young men of color in the United States. Databases.

Although Congress instructed the Attorney. Perceptions about police use of deadly force and race: A psychologist's view. Police-citizen deadly force and other use-of-force encounters can be. Scharf's book is a relevant read, even so many years after it was written.

It is remarkable more for its depth into the details of Police/Citizen deadly physical force (DPF) encounters than for any truly revolutionary findings.4/5. 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.

Palmiotto offers in-depth coverage of the use of force, deadly force, non-lethal weapons, militarization of policing, racism and profiling, legal.

Analysis of shooting incidents -- Chap. Legal and administrative restraints on the use of deadly force -- Chap. Department review of shootings and discharges -- Chap. Impact of personnel practices on the use of deadly force -- Chap. Training -- Chap.

Use of firearms by nonuniformed police: plainclothes and off duty -- Chap. A new look at racial disparities in police use of deadly force J am EDT Even if officers were making the same decisions about whether to use deadly force for black and white. people were fatally shot by police in There were in than in Fatal police shootings by year.

Where the shootings took place. Each marks the location of. 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.

The Psychology of Police Deadly Force Encounters presents an authoritative and practical guide for law enforcement managers, supervisors, trainers, investigators, lawyers, mental health clinicians, and police officers who may find themselves involved with a use of force or deadly force incident and need a clear roadmap for the complex journey.

Police Use of Force: A Global Perspective is a fascinating, international exploration of police use of force, firearms, and less-than-lethal weapons in nations around the world.

The book is comprised of three sections: the first focuses on the use of force generally, the second explores firearms and deadly force, and the final section considers less-than-lethal weapons, including.

A New York police officer may use deadly physical force, to the extent he reasonably believes it necessary (1) to defend himself or someone else from what he reasonably believes to be the use or imminent use of deadly physical force and (2) to arrest or prevent the escape of someone who (a) committed a felony involving the actual, attempted, or.

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.

Palmiotto offers in-depth coverage of the use of force, deadly force, non-lethal weapons, militarization of policing, racism and profiling, legal. OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Foreword / Homer F. Broome, Gilbert G. Pompa --Chap. : an overview / Hubert Williams --The NOBLE resolution --Chap.

use of excessive and deadly force: tactical implications /Lennox S. Hinds --Chap. deadly force and church concern / John P. Adams --Chap. 4.A police. This book reviews and examines U.S. Supreme Court and Federal appellate court decisions related to the use of force or deadly force by law enforcement officers.

Abstract: Over the years decisions pertaining to the use of force by Federal, State, and law enforcement officers have been handed down by the United States Supreme Court and lower.

Because I was trying to find, acquire, use and teach the best police tactics at the time, I bought the original “Street Survival, Tactics for Armed Encounters,” which I read from cover to cover.

(). Police use of deadly force. Policing and Society: Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. Author: P.A.J. Waddington.Deadly or lethal force: Force that a law enforcement officer uses with the purpose of causing, or that the officer knows to create a substantial risk of causing, death, or serious bodily harm.

Excessive use of force: The application of lawful use of force in too many separate incidents. Non-deadly or less-lethal force.