Canadian Policing Research Catalogue

Evolution of use of force by police in the Canadian context / prepared by William Beahen for the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP.

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Canadian Policing Research Catalogue






1 online resource (23 pages)


"Delivered at the CACOLE conference by Dr. Beahen"--Cover page.
"June 16, 2008"--Cover page.


"What in the end I promised the Commission and what I hope that I have achieved here is to deliver an informed overview of the subject which will help concerned parties understand how police, the public and civilian review agencies evolved and grappled with the issue of use of force up to the introduction of conducted energy devices. While this study will concern itself primarily with the Canadian context, it is useful to introduce comparative information on the experience elsewhere and I have used the United States for this purpose"--Page 2.


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Conference Meeting

CACOLE Conference (2008 : Regina, Sask.). Best Practices and Lessons in Oversight.

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