Police Use of Force and Officer Injuries

  title={Police Use of Force and Officer Injuries},
  author={Eugene A. Paoline and William Terrill and J. Ingram},
  journal={Police Quarterly},
  pages={115 - 136}
  • Eugene A. Paoline, William Terrill, J. Ingram
  • Published 2012
  • Engineering
  • Police Quarterly
  • The widespread adoption of conducted energy devices (CEDs) across American police departments over the last decade has been mired in public controversy. It is generally accepted, from a police perspective, that CEDs are safer for officers who can use the weapon at a greater distance, avoiding much of the harm associated with close physical struggles with citizens. Research has generally supported the notion that aggregate levels of officer injuries are reduced following the implementation of… CONTINUE READING
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