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Police violence : understanding and controlling police abuse of force

Author: William A Geller; Hans Toch
Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, ©1996.
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Although the prevalence of police-citizen conflict has diminished, police use of excessive force remains a concern for the police. This study focuses on what is known and what still needs to be  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William A Geller; Hans Toch
ISBN: 0300064292 9780300064292
OCLC Number: 34282511
Notes: Revised edition of: And justice for all. 1995.
Description: x, 379 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: A theory of excessive force and its control / Carl B. Klockars --
The causes of police brutality : theory and evidence on police use of force / Robert E. Worden --
Measuring the prevalence of police abuse of force / Kenneth Adams --
The violence-prone police officer / Hans Toch --
Public opinion about police abuse of force / Timothy J. Flanagan and Michael S. Vaughn --
The color of law and the issue of color : race and the abuse of police power / Hubert G. Locke --
Officer selection and the prevention of abuse of force / J. Douglas Grant and Joan Grant --
Training to reduce police-civilian violence / James J. Fyfe --
Officer attitudes toward police use of force / David Lester --
Police unions, police culture, and police use of force / George L. Kelling and Robert B. Kliesmet --
Administrative review of alleged police brutality / Douglas W. Perez and William Ker Muir --
Toward justice for all : procedural justice and the review of citizen complaints / Wayne A. Kerstetter --
Are lawsuits an answer to police brutality? / Mary M. Cheh --
Police brutality abroad / David H. Bayley --
Understanding and controlling police abuse of force / William A. Geller and Hans Toch.
Other Titles: And justice for all.
Responsibility: edited by William A. Geller, Hans Toch.

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