Deadly force in law enforcement by Arnold Binder

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Published by Public Policy Research Organization and Program in Social Ecology, University of California in Irvine, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Police -- United States,
  • Police -- Complaints against

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Includes bibliographical references

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Statementby Arnold Binder, Peter Scharf
ContributionsScharf, Peter, 1945-
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14450286M

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Controlling Police Decisions to Use Deadly. The police department and officer in Garner argued that under the common law any necessary force, up to and including deadly force, was permissible to apprehend a.

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