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    conducted a randomized-controlled study with the Rialto Police Department in California. The purpose of their study was to observe the effects of body-worn cameras on the frequency of use-of-force incidents as well as citizens’ complaints. In my research study, I will test only the effect of body-worn cameras on use-of-force incidents. I propose to study the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department in Indianapolis, Indiana. This research setting is a lot larger than Ariel, Farrer, and Sutherland’s

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    as the one in control of the situation. A lot of the times an officer is alone, and needs to be proficient with his or her ability to defend themselves and the general public. Not every situation calls for a use of force incident, and not every use of force incident should be a deadly force incident. That is why the baton, OC spray, taser, and hands on techniques in order to gain compliance are very important to know and have.

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    environments. The law limits the police from using force even in situations that appear deadly on face of the police officers.. Some police officers have to make decisions in uncertain or tense situations. A crucial finding is that, some of the split second decisions reached by police in pursuit have got far reaching consequences to their friends, relatives and families. One of the most controversial parts of law governing police officers is the use of force. While this controversial part applies in limited

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    legitimate use of physical force.” While the definition of a state is widely contested among comparative political scientists, Max Weber’s definition has been remember for a reason should be given consideration. The primary role of the state is to protect its citizens. States do so through the threat or use of force. Citizens must consent to the state’s use of force in order to receive governmental protection. Within the state, this consent means people must forego their personal ability to use violence

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    Use Of Force

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    “The Use of Force” is one of William Carlos William’s short stories. There’s a common thing in his short stories – describes the story’s setting and events by using what people are familiar in the ordinary life. For example, “The Use of Force” is mainly about the power of “mandatory” that the doctor uses during the process when he is trying to examine the sick girl for her health condition. After the doctor and both her parents’ persuasion fail, under the power of “mandatory”, the doctor eventually

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    Based on the Doctor’s point of view in “The Use of Force” by William Carlos Williams, the relationship that develops between the doctor and the child becomes predatory. As the title suggest, the central idea of the story is how the doctor negotiates the force he’s in authority of and the effects of utilizing such force. At first he remains cool and professional, but the more the girl struggles against his actions, he feels animalistic to defeat the child. The doctor becomes conflicted by the motivation

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    Use of Force The use of force is inevitable in police work. In many situations the lives of officers or civilians can be taken by not using force when necessary or using it improperly. Many factors come into play when an officer decides to use force. This includes is the use of force justified, has the officer been properly trained to use force, and will the department be held liable if the force is used improperly? There are two types of force in police work. One is non deadly force and the

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    The Use of Force William Carlos Williams, the author of the story uses a doctor, which is on a house call to show variety of emotions and decision making that a doctor has to deal with. The author also illustrates a brief conflict between a patient and a doctor. The use of force is a short story about one little girl, Mathilda Olson. She has been severely sick from past 3 days. Mathilda Olson may have diphtheria, a contagious disease that has been going around in the area, and that disease had killed

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    The Use of Force The point of view in the story “The Use of Force” is in first person narrative. This conveys inner the inner thoughts of the narrator as the doctor. The doctor is a reliable narrator and an observer. I feel that his personality is brought out in the doctor. So the doctors thoughts and behaviors are a reflection of the authors. As for the setting it takes place at a family’s home. I think it takes place somewhere in the early 1900's. I think it would make a difference to the story

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    The use of force by law enforcement officers is described by the Internal Association of Chiefs of Police as the “amount of effort required by police to compel compliance by an unwilling subject” (National Institute of Justice, 2016). The amount of force used by the law enforcement officer is situational based dependent the officer’s perception and the subject’s actions (National Institute of Justice, 2016). When a law enforcement officer uses force, they should only use the amount of force necessary

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