Investigation and Prevention of Officer-Involved Deaths / Edition 1

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Overview

An in-depth examination of all the facets of investigating police-related deaths, this book includes coverage of death scene investigation for reconstruction. It discusses collection of physical evidence, interviews, medical examination of the decedent, psychological factors involving both parties, and litigation of alleged police misconduct. The authors create composite scenarios from their collective case studies, providing precise examples that are factual and to the point. The scenarios covered include: suicide by cop shooting, restraint asphyxia in-custody death, fatal accident resulting from vehicular pursuit, police shootings, and preventing deaths of mentally ill and drug intoxicated individuals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781420063745
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/13/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 229
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Reducing and Preventing Deaths by Training and Policy Guidance
High-Risk Business
Civil Liability
Negligence
Civil Rights
Law Enforcement Training
Contemporary Law Enforcement Training
Basic Recruit and In-Service Training Programs
The Field Training Officer Program
Job Task Analysis and Training
The Need for Change and Leadership
Training to Prevent Mistakes and Liability
Focused Training on Authority to Use Force
Focused Training on Preemptive Action
Policies Can Reduce Deaths
Supreme Court Decisions on the Use of Force
Policy Guidance and Domestic Violence
The Exercise of Discretion
Prevention of Illegitimate Exercise of Discretion
National Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice
Standards and Goals
Variables
Policies and Procedures
The National Law Enforcement Policy Center
Police Policies and Official Immunity
Identification of Areas in Which Policy and Procedure
Guidance Is Needed
Summary
Endnotes

Less-Lethal Weapons
Reducing Injury and Death
Types of Incidents
Less-Lethal Not Required by Law
The Ideal Less-Lethal Weapon
The National Law Enforcement Technology Center
Capture Devices
Impact Weapons (Beanbags)
Conducted Energy Devices (CEDs)
Operational Success of CEDs
Scenario
How Would You Have Handled the above Scenario?
Summary
Endnotes

Officer-Involved Shootings (OISs)
What Would You Have Done?
Best Practices
Crime Scene Investigation
Preliminary Reconstruction
Releasing the Scene
Laboratory Analysis and Reconstruction
Cartridge Cases / Shells
Weapon Examination
Gunshot Residues (GSR)
Examination of Ricochet Bullets
Bloodstain Pattern and Tissue Examination
Reconstruction
Pathology / Medical Examination
Endnotes
Appendix: IACP National Law Enforcement Policy Center
Concepts and Issues Paper Titled "Investigation of
Officer-Involved Shootings" (August 1999)
Notes

Emergency Vehicle Operations
What Would You Have Done?
Investigation of Accidents
Crime Scene Investigation
Best Practices
Pathology
Autopsy Report of Police Shooting during Pursuit
Endnotes
Appendix: IACP Vehicular Pursuit Policy

Excited Delirium
What Would You Have Done?
Best Practices Based upon What We Know
Investigation of the Scene
General Crime Scene Procedure
Collection, Preservation, and Packaging of Physical Evidence
Preliminary Reconstruction
Releasing the Scene
TASER and Excited Delirium
Endnotes

Suicide-by-Cop (SbC) Incidents
Indicators of Suicide-by-Cop
A Typical SbC Scenario
What Would You Have Done?
SbC Resolution Tactics
Investigation at the SbC Scene
General SbC Scene Procedures
Crime Scene Search
Assignment of Responsibility
Preliminary Reconstruction
Releasing the Scene
Summary of Crime Scene Procedures
The Future
Endnotes

Positional Asphyxiation
What Would You Have Done?
Best Practices
Crime Scene and Forensic Evidence
General Procedures
Documentation of the Crime Scene
Preliminary Reconstruction
Autopsy Report —Positional Asphyxia Death
Sample Report of Opinions of a Coroner’s Office
Summary
Endnotes

In-Custody Deaths
What Would You Have Done?
Example—Pathological Examination
Gross Description
Medical Treatment of Prisoners
Best Practices
Endnotes

Emotionally Disturbed Persons
What Would You Have Done?
Best Practices
Crises Intervention Teams
Crime Scene and Forensic Evidence
General Scene Procedure
Crime Scene Investigation
Preliminary Reconstruction
Releasing the Scene
Laboratory Analysis
Cartridge Cases/Shells
Weapon Examination
Gunshot Residues
Examination of Ricochet Bullets
Bloodstain Pattern and Tissues Examination
Reconstruction
Endnotes
Index

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