Conclusions on Support for Police Militarization by Police Officers, Police Executives, and Members of the U. S. Congress

  • Frederick W. TurnerII
  • Bryanna Fox
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Criminology book series (BRIEFSCRIMINOL)


The study highlighted in this book was conducted to examine the support for PM by the key stakeholders of the practice, to include members of the 114th Congress U.S. House of Representatives, police executives, and police officers in the United States. This chapter includes a review of the findings from the study, key takeaways, practical and theoretical implications of these findings, study limitations, and directions for future research.


Police militarization Congress Law enforcement Opinion Policy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick W. TurnerII
    • 1
  • Bryanna Fox
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate SchoolKeiser UniversityFort LauderdaleUSA
  2. 2.Department of CriminologyUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

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