xv, 264 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Global crime and justice (Westport, Conn.)
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Non-lethal force by police in the United States : the various lenses through which appropriateness is examined / William Terrill and Eugene A. Paoline The use of force by police in Poland / Emil W. Plywaczewski and Izabela Nowicka Police and the use of force in Hong Kong / Kam C. Wong Officer safety and public safety : training the police to use force in the United Kingdom / John W. Buttle Physical and psychological force in criminal and military interrogations in the United States / Mark Costanzo and Allison Redlich Police "encounters" in Mumbai, India / Jyoti Belur Mano dura : fighting crime, violence and insecurity with an iron fist in Central America / Marie-Louise Glebbeek Systemic police violence in Brazil / Martha K. Huggins Police use of guns in unarmed countries : the United Kingdom / P.A.J. Waddington and Martin Wright Police use of guns in a routinely unarmed police force : regulations and practice in Norway / Tor-Geir Myhrer and Jon Strype Police use of firearms in Sweden / Johannes Knutsson Police use of firearms in the Nordic countries : a comparison / Johannes Knutsson and Annika Norée Police use of firearms in China : an overview of a regulatory framework / Kam C. Wong Deadly force in the United States / Gregory B. Morrison An exploration of police use of firearms in Australia / David Baker The consequences of using deadly force / David A. Klinger Pepper spray : practice, policy and research in the Netherlands / Robert J. Kaminski and Otto Adang Police use of the TASER in the United States : research, controversies and recommendations / Michael D. White and Justin Ready Currently available less-than-lethal alternatives and emerging technologies for the future / Diana L. Summers and Joseph B. Kuhns Conclusion: a journey through the world of police use of force in the United States / Edward R. Maguire.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -254) and index.