2023, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
Revamping the rules: A comprehensive analysis of proposed amendments and revisions to national arrest policiesAuthor(s):
In recent years, there have been calls for reforming national arrest policies to address concerns about the excessive use of force, biased policing, and other issues affecting public safety and community trust in law enforcement. This comprehensive analysis examines these proposed changes to national arrest policies and their potential impact on law enforcement practices, criminal justice outcomes, and public safety. One of the key areas of focus is the use of force by law enforcement officers. The analysis evaluates proposals that seek to limit the use of lethal force in non-life-threatening situations, require officers to exhaust all other means before using force, and mandate reporting and review of force incidents. The analysis also examines proposals aimed at addressing racial profiling and bias in law enforcement. It evaluates measures that would prohibit profiling based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, and other factors, require training and data collection on bias, and establish civilian oversight of law enforcement agencies. It considers the potential impact of these changes on promoting trust and legitimacy of law enforcement among diverse communities. Overall, this comprehensive analysis provides a nuanced and evidence-based examination of the proposed amendments and revisions to national arrest policies. By highlighting the potential benefits and drawbacks of these changes, it aims to contribute to informed policy-making that advances public safety, fairness, and justice for all. Pages: 31-36 | Views: 196 | Downloads: 79Download Full Article: Click Here
How to cite this article:
Aditya Sircar. Revamping the rules: A comprehensive analysis of proposed amendments and revisions to national arrest policies. Int J Criminal Common Statutory Law 2023;3(1):31-36.