Chapter7 - 21st Chapter Seven Century Challenges in Policing Pages 242-257 Dr Blankenship CJ 101 Learning Objectives Police abuse of power

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10/28/2010 1 Chapter Seven 21 st Century Challenges in Policing Pages 242-257 Dr. Blankenship CJ 101 Learning Objectives Police abuse of power excessive use of force corruption Police accountability Use of Force Police are permitted to use force only that much force as is necessary force exists on a continuum Abuse of force more force than is necessary to achieve legitimate ends (an arrest)
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10/28/2010 2 Deadly Force Data suggests 1000 people are killed by the police each year 3600 shootings 500,000 use of force incidents A disproportionate number of police shootings involve minorities Ratio of blacks to whites killed by police has declined Ways of Reducing Use of Deadly Force Narrow discretion Violence reduction training Better means of getting assistance Better protective equipment Less lethal weapons Strong personnel policies Counseling for stress Cultural awareness Develop rewards for not shooting
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course CJ 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '09 term at Boise State.

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Chapter7 - 21st Chapter Seven Century Challenges in Policing Pages 242-257 Dr Blankenship CJ 101 Learning Objectives Police abuse of power

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