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Police Use of Deadly Force

Publication Date

January 1977


Catherine Milton, Jeanne Wahl Halleck, James Lardner, and Gary Abrecht


This study uses cross-city comparative research to gain different perspectives on the policies of different police agencies about use of force as well as how different agencies respond to use of force. This study includes a guideline for policymakers and police administrators seeking to improve their standards of police use of force in their agency.

Recommended Citation

Milton, C. H., Halleck, J. W., Lardner, J., & Abrecht, G. L. (1977). Police use of deadly force. Police Foundation.