Can Foreign Experience Inform U.S. Policy on Killings of and by Police?
16 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Date Written: February 22, 2016
This article provides a brief survey of police killings in five nations and then does a more sustained analysis of killings by and of police in Germany and the United Kingdom. The rate of killings by police is vastly higher than in other developed nations. The vulnerability of police to fatal assaults is also substantially higher than in other developed nations.
Keywords: Police Killings, Germany, England & Wales
JEL Classification: K14
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