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When suspects resist arrest: Prevalence, correlates, and implications for front-line policing.

Hine, Kelly; Payne, Jason; Piquero, Alex R.


Police use of force is one of the most critical issues in policing with research consistently finding that the best predictor of force is suspect resistance. Yet, resistance itself is relatively rarely researched. This study drew from the Drug Use Monitoring in Australian (DUMA) program - Australia's longest running cross-sectional survey of offenders. Data was analyzed using multivariate and multi-level logistic regression to identify factors that predict suspect resistance in terms of whether...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Police Quarterly
DOI: 10.1177/1098611120957767


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