101 Police Accts of Normal Force

101 Police Accts of Normal Force - Excuses Justifications...

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WEEK 10 Police Accounts of Normal Force How study described in this article differs from previous studies How police themselves classify and evaluate acts of force Legal – Normal – Excessive – Socialization of new officers re: use of force Academy vs. street socialization – Street standards for appropriate weapons – Informal sanctions for using too little force – Mechanics of the street socialization process –
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WEEK 10 Rationalizations for (“Accounts” of ) use of Normal Force:
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Unformatted text preview: Excuses Justifications 1. Situational 2. Abstract Street (informal) norms guiding use of Normal Force: Norms that define the parameters of legitimate use of normal force Norms that define how peers are to respond when an officer is excessively brutal with a suspect Norms that define peer response to officers who are routinely brutal Norms that define sanctions to be applied to problem officers...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2009 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Sullivan during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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