Prospective Analysis of Police Use of Force in Four Canadian Cities – Nature of events and their outcomes

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Authors
  1. Hall, C.
  2. Votova, K.
Corporate Authors
Defence R&D Canada - Centre for Security Science, Ottawa ONT (CAN);British Columbia Univ, Vancouver BC (CAN) Dept of Emergency Medicine
Abstract
The purpose of the study was to document the situational and subject specific characteristics surrounding police restraint in the Canadian population of persons who resist police interaction and undergo police restraint and to determine the outcome (mortality) proximal to police restraint for those persons. This report defines the scope of the study, the methodology, results, and impact of the body of knowledge for police forces in Canada and international communities. The report details the supporting data with tables, figures, and evidence-based conclusions. The report includes recommendations and way forward.

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Keywords
Use of Force;Policing;Restraint;In-custody death;Excited delirium
Report Number
DRDC-CSS-CR-2013-011 — Contractor Report
Date of publication
01 Sep 2013
Number of Pages
58
DSTKIM No
CA038007
CANDIS No
537864
Format(s):
Electronic Document(PDF)

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