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NCJ Number: 148303 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Police Use of Deadly Force: A Conciliation Handbook for Citizens and the Police
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Community Relations Service
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 69
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20815
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

US Dept of Justice
Community Relations Service
600 E Street, NW
Suite 2000
Washington, DC 20815
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English; Spanish
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This handbook is intended to aid police agencies and minority community organizations in taking a conciliatory approach to alleviating controversies regarding police use of deadly force.
Abstract: The manual resulted from a meeting that brought together approximately 300 black and Hispanic citizens, police executives, line police officers, public officials, and civic leaders from across the country to address the issues of excessive force use and methods of improving police-minority relations and police-citizen interactions. The manual discusses and makes recommendations regarding police policies on firearms use, the role of community organizations in promoting understanding of police responsibilities, police-community relations, the citizen complaint process, civilian review boards, methods of handling demonstrations and preventing civil disorders, minority recruitment for police work, police training, and psychological testing. Photographs and 5 references
Main Term(s): Police-minority relations
Index Term(s): Criminology; Police Brutality; Police use of deadly force; Race relations
Note: Two volumes, one in English and one in Spanish
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