Police are holding their fire

November 1992
U.S. News & World Report;11/2/92, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p8
Considers a study from the Police Executive Research Forum which found that while there are still vast differences from city to city in the number of civilians shot by police, the number of suspects shot by the police and the number of police killed in the line of duty are down significantly. New policies in police training and procedures the result of a 1985 Supreme Court ruling on the use of force only to protect life; Figures for Chicago and New York City.


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