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NCJ Number: 42647 Find in a Library
Title: USE OF DEADLY FORCE
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1976
Sponsoring Agency: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
William Kenda Productions
Melrose, MA 02176
Sale Source: William Kenda Productions
35 Prospect Street
Melrose, MA 02176
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS FILM DRAMATIZES THREE POLICING PROBLEMS: A NIGHTCLUB DISTURBANCE, AN ARMED ROBBERY, AND A FAMILY FIGHT. RESTRAINT BY THE OFFICER IS EMPHASIZED THROUGHOUT; DEADLY FORCE SHOULD ONLY BE USED AS A LAST RESORT.
Abstract: THE FILM ALSO ILLUSTRATES THE POTENTIAL CONSEQUENCES OF UNWARRANTED USES OF DEADLY FORCE THROUGH EACH OF THE THREE VIGNETTES. COLORADO SPRINGS (CO) POLICE OFFICERS ARE THE ACTORS FOR THE SCENARIOS, AND THE FILM IS DESIGNED FOR USE IN BOTH TRAINING AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS PROGRAMS.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...TWH
Index Term(s): Abuse of authority; Arrest and apprehension; Behavior under stress; Lawful use of force; Police Brutality; Police discretion; Police training; Resisting arrest
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. 21 MINUTES, 16 MM COLOR, 1976 RENTAL ALSO AVAILABLE. TRAINING OFFICER'S GUIDE INCLUDED
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