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Police Death
Examines examples, types of cop killers and victims, behavioral patterns, job risks, demographics, precautions, training and counseling.
# 19907 | 2,025 words | 5 sources | 1993 | US
Published on Feb 27, 2003 in Criminology (General)


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"The recent confrontation in Waco, Texas between officers of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and members of the Branch Davidian religious sect points to the vulnerability of law enforcement officers to injury--and death--in the line of duty. The concurrent news of the slaying of several Los Angeles police officers underscores the risk involved in fighting crime. These two examples tend to focus public attention on the particular dangers of urban and federal law enforcement. Yet they fall short of giving one a complete picture of the profound menace many police confront. This paper will look generally at the risk of death that officers face, how they cope with that risk, and, finally, the effects and policies that police death produces. Furthermore, it will demonstrate that risk to death and injury is common to all elements of law enforcement--and just as great ..."

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