Write an essay of 500 to 750 words to address the following:
- Define what it means to be a police officer and determine some of the duties of a police officer.
- Explain the legal use of nondeadly force and deadly force by the police. Determine based on research and statistical analysis whether American police officers use too little, enough or too much force.
- Describe the limits placed on police power by the U.S. Constitution and the federal courts. Are these limits appropriate given the current state of police use of force? Explain.
Utilize a minimum of three to five scholarly, relevant sources to support your content.