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  NCJ Number: NCJ 035747     Find in a Library
  Title: HOLLOWPOINT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
  Author(s): J A ULERY
  Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
  Journal: POLICE CHIEF  Volume:42  Issue:10  Dated:(OCTOBER 1975)  Pages:26, 28-29 & 271
  Date Published: 1975
  Page Count: 4
  Annotation: CONSIDERATION OF LEGAL AND MORAL ISSUES CONCERNING THE USE OF HOLLOWPOINT AMMUNITION BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES REVIEWING BALLISTIC AND FORENSIC CHARACTERISTICS OF HOLLOWPOINTS.
  Abstract: THE LEGAL BACKGROUND OF THE USE OF THE EXPANDING BULLET IN INTERNAL DISPUTES AND PROHIBITION OF ITS USE IN INTERNATIONAL WARFARE BY INTERNATIONAL TREATY IS EXPLORED. TRADITIONAL ROUND-NOSE LEAD AMMUNITION USED BY THE POLICE IS EXAMINED AS PROVIDING AN INEFFECTIVE MEANS OF SUBDUING A VIOLENT ASSAILANT. THE AUTHOR CONCLUDES THAT DENIAL OF THE HOLLOWPOINT SUBJECTS THE SAFETY AND SECURITY OF THE PUBLIC TO INADEQUATE DEFENSE.
  Index Term(s): Police legal limitations ; Ammunition ; Ballistics ; International agreements ; Lawful use of force
  Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
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United States of America
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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