Research Guide: Police Misconduct and Lethal Force

Finding Articles

Police misconduct is a big topic. We suggest narrowing your focus to a specific aspect of the topic, such as police training or legal action. Here are some searches that can help you get started:

"police misconduct" AND "civil rights"
police AND violence
police AND training
police AND ethics
"police misconduct" AND deterrence



Background Information

The following books provide background information for beginning research on police misconduct.

  • They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement
  • Floor 4, HV 7936. R 3 L 69 2016
  • Police Use of Violence: A Global Perspective
  • Floor 4, HV 8069. P 65 2010
  • To Protect and Serve: How to Fix America's Police
  • Floor 4, HV 8139. S 675 2016
  • Character and Cops: Ethics in Policing
  • Floor 4, HV 7924. D 45 2011
  • Policing: Concepts, Strategies, and Current Issues in American Police Forces
  • Floor 4, HV 8138. P 35 2005

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