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.
We are delighted to announce a forthcoming Interlabo on Police, Public and Diversity: Complicated relations. The Interlabo is organised by…Read more
The Belgian TV programme Pano conducted an investigation into police brutality, by examining testimonies, talking to experts and joining a…Read more
Doctoral and Early Career Training School 'Researching the Experiences of Police Stops' - Call for Expressions of Interest
We are beginning to learn more about the practice of stops and searches conducted in public spaces by police officers.…Read more
An action research on the problematic practices and/or mechanisms of police district of Schaerbeek-Evere-St-Josse (PolBruNo). Carroll Tange and Sarah Van…Read more
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