Use of Force PT 2 Upload

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6/2/11 1 Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice University of South Carolina Click to edit Master subtitle style Use of Force, Part 2 Violence Against Police & Accidental Line-of-Duty Deaths
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6/2/11 2 Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice University of South Carolina Outline Ø Murders / felonious killings Ø Non-fatal assaults Ø Accidental deaths
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6/2/11 3 Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice University of South Carolina Murders of Police Ø Why do offenders kill police? » ____________ / ____________motives » Sense of injustice due to __________ & __________ subordination » Plain crazy (mentally ill) » Will examine tests of theories later
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6/2/11 4 Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice University of South Carolina Murders of Police Ø Major sources of data? » » BJA – PSOB » NLEOMF
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6/2/11 5 Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice University of South Carolina
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6/2/11 6 Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice University of South Carolina State & Local
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6/2/11 7 Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice University of South Carolina Weapons Used to Kill Police Firearms = 92.2%
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6/2/11 8 Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice University of South Carolina Click to edit Master subtitle style ‘Alarming Surge in Cop Killing’ – Rhetoric or Reality? Bob Kaminski University of South Carolina Eugene Rodillo SC Department of Probation, Parole Paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Science’s Annual Meeting, Boston, 2009 Sciences
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6/2/11 9 Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice University of South Carolina Introduction Ø Sample of news headlines in 2007 » “Police Fatalities On Rise in ‘Staggering’ Trend” (Washington Post) » “A Surge in Cop Killings” (TIME) » “Alarming Trend: Nationally and Locally, Criminals Aim at Police” (Philadelphia Inquirer) » “Police Deaths At Highest Midyear Level in Decades” (USA Today) » “2007 is Fast Becoming The Deadliest Year in Decades for Police Officers” (ABC World News)
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6/2/11 10 Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice University of South Carolina NLEOMF - 1st 6mo. of 2007 highest since 1978 Ø there are more brazen criminals operating on the streets of our nation, criminals that are more cold-blooded in their nature, with less respect for police authority… Ø police are encountering on routine patrols violent criminals who shoot to kill - often without provocation… Ø an increasing fearlessness of taking aim at law enforcement officers… Ø there just seems to be that there's a greater willingness on the part of these bad guys to take out a police officer… Ø criminal element in this city and around the country that have completely lost any respect for authority Ø proliferation of guns and weapons in this city and in cities around the country…
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6/2/11 11 Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice University of South Carolina One Consequence? “The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Department is building up an arsenal of bigger weapons.
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2011 for the course CRJU 311 taught by Professor Kaminski during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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