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NCJ Number: 31602 Find in a Library
Title: FROM POLICE FORCE TO POLICE SERVICE - THE RESPONSE TO VIOLENCE (FROM POLICE ROLES IN THE SEVENTIES PROFESSIONALIZATION IN AMERICA, 1975 BY JACK KINTON - SEE NCJ-31601)
Author(s): E MINTZ; G B SANDLER
Corporate Author: Social Science and Sociological Resources
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 21
Sponsoring Agency: Social Science and Sociological Resources
Aurora, IL 60504
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ANALYSIS OF THE USE OF FORCE BY THE POLICE AS AN ASPECT OF THE MOVEMENT TOWARD A MORE SERVICE-ORIENTED APPROACH TO THE POLICE FUNCTION.
Abstract: A PROGRAM TO CURB UNNECESSARY USE OF FORCE BY POLICE ADDRESSING BOTH SOCIAL AND PERSONALITY FACTORS THROUGH PREVENTIVE AND REACTIVE TACTICS IS PROPOSED. THE PROGRAM MAKES USE OF CIVILIAN COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARDS, ACTION REVIEW PANELS, FIREARMS DISCHARGE REVIEW BOARDS, AND SUGGESTS IMPROVEMENTS IN FIREARMS TRAINING, SOCIAL SCIENCE TRAINING, ORDERS LIMITING THE USE OF FIREARMS, EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS, AND PERSONNEL REVIEW PANELS.
Index Term(s): Civilian Review Boards; Personnel evaluation; Police Brutality; Police community relations; Police responsibilities; Police use of deadly force; Violence
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