Understanding Police Use of Force

Understanding Police Use of Force

Officers, Suspects, and Reciprocity

Book - 2004
Rate this:
Although most police activities do not involve the use of force, those that do reflect important patterns of interaction between officer and citizen. After a brief survey of prior research, this study presents new data and findings to examine these patterns. The force factor applied and the sequential order of incidents of force is included in the analysis. The authors also examine police use of force from the suspect's perspective, and create a new conceptual framework, the Authority Maintenance Theory, for examining and assessing police use of force.
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
ISBN: 9780521837736
0521837731
9780521546751
0521546753
Branch Call Number: HV8080.A6 U53 2004
Characteristics: p. ; cm
Additional Contributors: Alpert, Geoffrey P.
Dunham, Roger G.

Related Resources


Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at BPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top