Police Violence

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Overview

This timely book focuses on what is known and what still needs to be learned to understand, prevent, and remediate police abuse of force. The book combines theoretical and practical perspectives from a wide range of experts, making it ideal for students and scholars of democratic policing and for those in police departments, government, and the media chaged with addressing and understanding the problem of improper exercise of force.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780300107470
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Contributors
Ch. 1 A Theory of Excessive Force and Its Control 1
Ch. 2 The Causes of Police Brutality: Theory and Evidence on Police Use of Force 23
Ch. 3 Measuring the Prevalence of Police Abuse of Force 52
Ch. 4 The Violence-Prone Police Officer 94
Ch. 5 Public Opinion about Police Abuse of Force 113
Ch. 6 The Color of Law and the Issue of Color: Race and the Abuse of Police Power 129
Ch. 7 Officer Selection and the Prevention of Abuse of Force 150
Ch. 8 Training to Reduce Police-Civilian Violence 165
Ch. 9 Officer Attitudes Toward Police Use of Force 180
Ch. 10 Police Unions, Police Culture, and Police Use of Force 191
Ch. 11 Administrative Review of Alleged Police Brutality 213
Ch. 12 Toward Justice for All: Procedural Justice and the Review of Citizen Complaints 234
Ch. 13 Are Lawsuits an Answer to Police Brutality? 247
Ch. 14 Police Brutality Abroad 273
Ch. 15 Understanding and Controlling Police Abuse of Force 292
Bibliography 329
Index 369
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