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The European Code of Police Ethics

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Recommendation Rec(2001)10 adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 19 September 2001 and explanatory memorandum


Summary

The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers recommends that governments of member states be guided in their internal legislation, practice and codes of conducts of the police by the principles set out by the European Code of Police Ethics.

The European Code of Police Ethic addresses issues such as the objectives of the police, the legal basis of the police under the rule of law, the relationship between the police and the criminal justice system, the organizational structures of the police, police action and intervention, police accountability and control, and research and international cooperation.



Reports, research papers and legal documents

Legislation\International law,
Legislation\Police-related laws and regulations,
Police reform\Professional ethics and standards

Accountability, Arrest, Awareness, Code of conduct, Corruption, Criminal justice system, Declarations, Democracy, Ethics, Human rights, Human rights awareness, Human rights violations, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organizations, International standards, Investigation, Law and order, Law enforcement, Modern policing, Police level, Professional development, Rule of law, Training, Use of force


Legal document


Council of Europe

France

19 September 2001

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Email: pressunit@coe.int


Relation type Document Title Category
Referenced by Guidebook on Democratic Policing by the Senior Police Adviser to the OSCE Secretary GeneralGuidebook on Democratic Policing by the Senior Police Adviser to the OSCE Secretary General SPMU Publication Series


Council of Europe

European Code of Police Ethics [English] (198.67 Kb) European Code of Police Ethics [English] (Format: PDF) http://polis.osce.org/library/view?item_id=2687&attach_id=500
Европейский кодекс полицейской этики [Russian] (524.88 Kb) Европейский кодекс полицейской этики [Russian] (Format: PDF) http://polis.osce.org/library/view?item_id=2687&attach_id=1492


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Documents

European Code of Police Ethics [English] (198.67 Kb) European Code of Police Ethics [English] (Format: PDF) http://polis.osce.org/library/view?item_id=2687&attach_id=500
Европейский кодекс полицейской этики [Russian] (524.88 Kb) Европейский кодекс полицейской этики [Russian] (Format: PDF) http://polis.osce.org/library/view?item_id=2687&attach_id=1492