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Background

International Standard: The European Code of Police Ethics

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Description

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction to the Toolkit

The European Code of Police Ethics
Recommendation
Definition of the scope of the code
Objectives of the police
Legal basis of the police under the rule of law
The police and the criminal justice system
Organisational structures of the police
Guidelines for police action/intervention
Accountability and control of police
Research and international co-operation

Explanatory Memorandum
Codes of police ethics
The background to the European Code of Police Ethics
Preamble to the recommendation
Commentary on the preamble

Commentaries on the European Code of Police Ethics
Definition of the scope of the code
Objectives of the police
Legal basis of the police under the rule of law
The police and the criminal justice system
Organisational structures of the police
Guidelines for police action/intervention
Accountability and control of the police
Research and international cooperation