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Use of Force

Most law enforcement, security and related public safety career programs include the use of force lessons. The following includes both related publications and ways to teach the use of force.

1. Peer Reviewed Use of Force Publications

The Force Science Institute lists and summarizes a large number of peer-reviewed articles related to use of force. These can be used by students if, as instructors, you want them to do some research or learn how to summarize an article and present it to the class. Find the descriptions here.

2. Body Cam on ID TV

Dr. Tom Washburn,  a CJ teacher in Georgia has suggested what he considers a great episode to use to illustrate Use of Force? It is the Episode 5: Worst Case Scenario. Free with most subscription services (Hulu, cable, etc.). Check it out here.