1 June 2018

This website is an academic review of national regimes governing use of force by law enforcement officials


The centrepiece of the website is the country profile. Each profile has six sections:

  • Constitutional provisions
  • Treaty adherence
  • National legislation on use of force (by police and prison officers)
  • Police Oversight
  • Caselaw
  • Downloads (of key instruments and jurisprudence).

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