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Officer-Involved Shootings in Anchorage 1993–2013

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dc.contributor.author Payne, Troy C.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-06-16T22:57:10Z
dc.date.available 2014-06-16T22:57:10Z
dc.date.issued 2013-12-11
dc.identifier.citation Payne, Troy C. (2013). Officer-Involved Shootings in Anchorage 1993–2013. Report prepared for Anchorage Police Department. Anchorage, AK: Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage. (JC 1402.01). en_US
dc.identifier.other JC 1402.01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/3992
dc.description.abstract This report describes situational, officer, and citizen characteristics of the 45 officer-involved shootings in Anchorage for the period 1 Jan 1993 through 11 May 2013 as recorded in Anchorage Police Department (APD) criminal investigation files. An “officer-involved shooting” is defined as an incident in which a sworn APD employee purposefully discharged a firearm with the intent of stopping a human being while acting under color of law, including firing at vehicles when the intent is to stop the vehicle. A total of 45 officer-involved shootings occurred during the 20-year study period. APD policy with regard to use of force and investigation of officer-involved shootings is also described. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Anchorage Police Department. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents Executive Summary / Introduction / Investigation of officer-involved shootings and current policy / Policy / Data source and limitations / Temporal and spatial characteristics / Situational characteristics / Types of weapons used by police / Number of shots fired by police / Officer characteristics / Citizen characteristics / Summary / Appendix A: Variables Collected en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center en_US
dc.title Officer-Involved Shootings in Anchorage 1993–2013 en_US
dc.type Report en_US


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