Early Intervention Program Criteria: Evaluating Officer Use of Force

  title={Early Intervention Program Criteria: Evaluating Officer Use of Force},
  author={Thomas Bazley and T. Mieczkowski and K. Lersch},
  journal={Justice Quarterly},
  pages={107 - 124}
While the use of force reports is a common performance indicator in police early intervention programs, simply tracking the number these reports fails to appropriately identify problematic officers. We explore this concern by determining whether frequency and intensity of force use relative to resistance (as indicated by number of use‐of‐force reports submitted) and officer force factor values are good predictors of an officer's identification by such a system. Results from logistic regression… Expand
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