More than the excess of imprisonment, it is intolerable that any citizen can be deprived of their freedom without knowing the reason for their arrest or imprisonment. Often, the principles are forgotten or, consciously or unconsciously, are excluded from legal reasoning and removed from the application of the interpreter and the decision maker. The detention and decision to apply enforcement measures, especially preventive detention, should be careful consideration, face to the human rights to freedom and security.
For more than four years, our EU COST funded network on Police Stops has been gathering information, hearing from experts…Read more
Workshop 'Registration of police stops and ethnicity and defining the police stop' 31 Aug - 2 Sept 2022
In line with our project’s ambition to share learning and explore the issue police stops across Europe, we are organising…Read more
European Journal of Policing Studies Special Issue: The Dynamics of Police Stops Guest editors: Mike Rowe Sofie de Kimpe Vincenzo…Read more