In defense of self and others : issues, facts & fallacies, the realities of law enforcement's use of deadly force

Patrick, Urey W. (Urey Woodworth)

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  • Creator Urey W. Patrick, John C. Hall
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Second edition. Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, [2010] ©2010
  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 415 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781594608544, 1594608547
  • OCLC ocn612964218


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The law : a brief survey of history & procedures -- Federal constitutional standards -- The use of deadly force -- Wound ballistics -- Training vs. qualification -- Physiological imperatives -- Tactical factors & misconceptions -- Suicide by cop & the mentally ill subject -- Non-deadly force -- Risks & responsibility -- Aftermath & impact -- Deadly force policies -- Case histories -- (Patricia Pace, et al. v. nicholas capobianco, et al.) -- (A. Marie Pasteur v. United States of America, et al.) -- (Estate of Errol Shaw v. David Krupinski) -- (Al Seymour, et al. v. City of Houston & J. G. Lopez) -- (Karla Guadalupe, et al. v. City of New Bedford, et al.) -- (Juan-Jose Guerra Morales v. U.S.) -- (Estate of Robert Woodward v. Brattleboro) -- (Patricia Nelms, etc. v. U.S. Department of the Interior, et al.) -- (David Lopez, et al. v. Las Vegas metropolitan police dept.) -- (Ralph J. Penley, jr., et al. v. Donald F. Eslinger, et al
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