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  • What is less-lethal technology?
    Less-lethal technology devices serve to minimize the risk of death and injury to public safety offic... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • How many deaths have occurred as a result of law enforcement's use of pepper spray?
    A study of deaths from the use of oleoresin capsicum ("pepper spray") was conducted with grant money... Read More
    Last Updated: October 7, 2011

  • How can I obtain a copy of Violent Encounters: Felonious Assaults on America's Law Enforcement Officers?
    You can obtain a copy of Violent Encounters: Felonious Assaults on America's Law Enforcement Officers... Read More
    Last Updated: October 15, 2010

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Publications

  • Local Police Departments, 2013: Equipment and Technology,  BJS, July 2015, NCJ 248767. (17 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF (Summary)   PDF (Full Report)   TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Arrest-Related Deaths Program Assessment: Technical Report,  BJS, March 2015, NCJ 248543. (53 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Arrest-Related Deaths Program: Data Quality Profile,  BJS, March 2015, NCJ 248544. (25 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Final Report: Developing A Common Metric For Evaluating Police Performance In Deadly Force Situations,  NIJ-Sponsored, August 2012, NCJ 247985. (178 pages).
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  • Curbing Police Brutality: What Works? A Reanalysis of Citizen Complaints at the Organizational Level,  NIJ-Sponsored, 2003, NCJ 199362. (37 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Police Behavior During Traffic and Street Stops, 2011,  BJS, September 2013, NCJ 242937. (22 pages).
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