Recent Developments in Police Use of Force

There have been several changes to what guides police use of force.

California passed legislation that tightens the restraints for when police use of force is allowed.

The COP of Camden NJ presented a new policy of Police Use of Force which he hopes to become a National Standard.

The Force Report a website that has compiled use of police force throughout New Jersey.

A 1979 article found at NCJRS about Community Concern and Police use of Deadly Force.


California Police use of force

California Police Use of Force Law

AB-392 Peace officers: deadly force. Passed and signed 8-19-2019


SB-230 Law enforcement: use of deadly force: training: policies

Camden Police

Camden police launch strict ‘last resort’ use-of-force policy. Chief wants it to be national model.

See video in news report


This has video (same as above?)

Camden County Police Department Use of Force Policy


The Force Report

Five years. 72,677 documents. Every local police department in N.J. We built the most comprehensive statewide database of police use of force in the U.S.


A look at concerns on police use of force in 1979


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