Police Taser Utilization : the Effect of Policy Change.

This work examines the effect of policy changes within the Use-of-Force Continuum on taser usage and officer's perceptions of taser effectiveness. Data from 890 encounters during two years were analyzed to examine how changes in policy have effected taser use. Findings support that after the ch...

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Main Author: Miller, Michael E.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, 2010.
Series:Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
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Table of Contents:
  • Taser use by police : a continuing controversy
  • A brief history of police use of force and summary of current research
  • Examining taser use in one police agency
  • Research study findings
  • Conclusions and future implications.