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Title: Policing and Homicide, 1976-1998: Justifiable Homicide by Police, Police Officers Murdered by Felons
Author(s): Jodi M. Brown ; Patrick A. Langan Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 03/2001
Page Count: 56
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Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper presents annual trends from 1976 to 1998 in two types of homicide: justifiable homicides of felons by police, and murders of police officers by felons.
Abstract: The paper reports the number and rate of justifiable homicides by police; demographic characteristics of officers who justifiably kill, and characteristics of felons who are justifiably killed (gender, race, and age). It reports the number and rate of murders of police officers; demographic characteristics of the murdered officers, and characteristics of felons who murdered officers (gender, race, age, etc.). It includes descriptions of actual cases of justifiable homicide by police in 1998. Figures, tables, appendix
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Homicide ; Case studies ; Police use of deadly force ; Police deaths ; Justifiable homicide
   
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