April 22, 2021 (Phys.org) -- Experts on violence have policy and procedural recommendations for reducing police use of inappropriate force.
A report from the Police Violence Commission of the International Society for Research on Aggression looks at the inappropriate use of force by police from the perspective of behavioral and social science inquiry related to aggression, violence, and intergroup relations.
Researchers examined use of force in the context of research on modern policing as well as critical race theory and offered five recommendations suggested by contemporary theory and research. The panel's recommendations are aimed at policymakers, law enforcement administrators, and scholars.
The five recommendations made by the group include: