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Police use of force: examining the relationship between calls for service and the balance of police force and suspect resistance


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  • MacDonald, John M.
  • Manz, Patrick W.
  • Alpert, Geoffrey P.
  • Dunham, Roger G.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Criminal Justice.

    Volume (Year): 31 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 119-127

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jcjust:v:31:y:2003:i:2:p:119-127

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    1. Riksheim, Eric C. & Chermak, Steven M., 1993. "Causes of police behavior revisited," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 353-382.
    2. Bayley, David H., 1986. "The tactical choices of police patrol officers," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 14(4), pages 329-348.
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    1. Phillips, Scott W. & Varano, Sean P., 2008. "Police criminal charging decisions: An examination of post-arrest decision-making," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 36(4), pages 307-315, August.
    2. Micucci, Anthony J. & Gomme, Ian M., 2005. "American police and subcultural support for the use of excessive force," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 33(5), pages 487-500.
    3. Bazley, Thomas D. & Lersch, Kim Michelle & Mieczkowski, Thomas, 2007. "Officer force versus suspect resistance: A gendered analysis of patrol officers in an urban police department," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 183-192.


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