July 15, 2018

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Use of Force By Police: Overview of National and Local Data 1999

This report is one of a series of publications by the National Institute of Justice and the Bureau of Justice Statistics seeking to inform public discussion by examining police use of force from many perspectives. This report provides an overview of the state of research knowledge about police use of force, updates progress on the national BJS Police-Public Contact Survey & the database of project of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, provides the latest findings from NIJ-supported use-of-force research projects in several local jurisdictions, and offers a researcher's suggestions for a future research agenda on police use of force, with special attention given to issues of excessive force.

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Producer: National Institute of Justice & Bureau of Justice Statistics

Source: NIJ