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Resource Book on the Use of Force and Firearms in Law Enforcement

  • Author: UNODC
  • Publication date: February 2018
  • Page count: 194
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 18.IV.3

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ISBN: 9789211303445
ISBN: 9789213630945

About the product

This resource book explores international law sources relevant to the use of force and the general responsibility of law enforcement authorities for the use of force. It discusses a number of instruments of force, including firearms, and the conditions under which these should be used. It further examines the possible use of force in a number of specific policing situations. Finally, it also outlines good practices for accountability in the use of force and firearms by law enforcement officials.