The understated ugly side of police-citizen encounters: situation, suspect, officer, decision-making, and force predictors of officer injuries
Hine, Kelly; Porter, Louise; Westera, Nina; Alpert, Geroffrey
Policing is one of the most dangerous occupations and is consistently placed in the top five occupations for injuries and fatalities as a result of occupational violence [Prenzler, T. (2012). Policing and security in practice: challenges and achievements. New York: Palgrave Macmillan]. Police–citizen encounters that involve the use of force present a high risk of injuries to officers. This study used official data from an Australian jurisdiction to explore injuries sustained by officers in 202...[Show more]
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