The article describes the aims, grounds and procedure related to stop regulated by the Police Act. The author focuses also on how the police premises for arrested persons function. There are also conclusions from the survey done by the Omsbudsman among stopped persons – they are not aware of their rights, people are detained in facilities that are not certified to serve as detention centres, reports on stop done by the Police are defective, detention centres are not prepared to host intoxicated people and often do not offer proper conditions for detention of persons.
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Workshop 'Registration of police stops and ethnicity and defining the police stop' 31 Aug - 2 Sept 2022
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