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NCJ Number: 31100 Find in a Library
Title: UNACCEPTABLE TO WHOM, MR JENKINS - HOLLOW POINT AMMUNITION
Journal: Police  Volume:8  Issue:1  Dated:(SEPTEMBER 1975)  Pages:26,28 AND 30
Author(s): C GREENWOOD
Corporate Author: Police Federation
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: Police Federation
Surbiton, Surrey KT6 6LP, England
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THE AUTHOR REFUTES A STATEMENT BY THE HOME SECRETARY OF ENGLAND THAT THE USE OF HOLLOW POINT AMMUNITION BY POLICE FORCES IN ENGLAND SHOULD NOT BE PERMITTED.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR CLAIMS THAT HOLLOW POINT AMMUNITION DOES NOT APPRECIABLY INCREASE THE PROBABILITY OF KILLING OR SERIOUSLY WOUNDING. HOLLOW POINT AMMUNITION, HE SAYS DECREASE THE RISK TO OFFICER AND PUBLIC BY PROVIDING GREATER AND MORE IMMEDIATE STOPPING POWER AND BY DECREASING THE PROBABILITY THAT THE BULLET WILL RICOCHET OR PASS THROUGH THE TARGET.
Index Term(s): Ammunition; England; Foreign police; Police use of deadly force
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