What factors do you think contribute to the police using excessive force?

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What factors do you think contribute to the police using excessive force?

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madhavant
School: Duke University

Stress is one individual factor related to police use of force, turnover and absenteeism rates.

Situational Factors

Threat is one of the most widely used conflict theories to explain the situational factors linked to police brutality.

When the citizens are males, nonwhites, young suspects and poor suspects, use of excessive force is more.

Organizational Factors

Ref: 

digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12068/m2/.../dissertation.pdf


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