Authors: Alpert, Geoffrey . Lum, Cynthia.
Authors: Alpert, Geoffrey . Dr. Alpert has completed several major studies on pursuit driving that were supported by the National Institute of Justice.
Police pursuit and the use of force.
Police Pursuit Driving book.
Geoffrey P. Alpert, Cynthia Lum. Description. Series: SpringerBriefs in Criminology, SpringerBriefs in Translational Criminology. Police pursuits, often receiving a lot of media attention, have become a topic of concern and priority for both law enforcement and the communities they serve. They often come with high risks for the well-being of community members and for both the police officers involved in the chase as well as for the fleeing suspects.
Alpert, Geoffrey . ISBN 10: 1493907115 ISBN 13: 9781493907113.
series SpringerBriefs in Criminology.
More by Geoffrey P. Alpert. Police Vehicles and Firearms: Instruments of Deadly Force. The American System of Criminal Justice.
One area of policing in which this is especially true is pursuit driving, which may be the deadliest weapon in a police .
One area of policing in which this is especially true is pursuit driving, which may be the deadliest weapon in a police officer's arsenal. Using the analogy between improper use of firearms and improper pursuit driving, Alpert and Dunham analyze the police car as a potentially dangerous weapon. The book is based upon information gathered over several years in Dade County (Miami), Florida. Included are the details of deaths, injuries, and property damage. Also reported are the arrests and apprehensions of felony suspects.
Home Browse Books Book details, Police Pursuit Driving: Controlling Responses t. .Police Pursuit Driving: Controlling Responses to Emergency Situations. The data, which includes details of deaths, injuries, and property damage as well as arrests and apprehensions of felony suspects, are presented not to scare the reader, but to assist the public, members of the law enforcement community, and politicians to understand more clearly the role of pursuit in policing and crime control.