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Author Crawshaw, Ralph.

Title Human rights and policing / by Ralph Crawshaw, Stuart Cullen, Tom Williamson
Edition Second revised edition
Published Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston, Mass. : Martinus Nijhoff, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 511 pages)
Series The Raoul Wallenberg Institute professional guides to human rights ; v. 5
Raoul Wallenberg Institute professional guides to human rights ; v. 5
Contents International system for the protection of human rights -- Human rights and policing -- Human rights, democracy and policing -- Human rights and police ethics -- Law of rights and the law of conflict -- Types of conflict and rules of behaviour -- Right to life -- Use of force by police -- Phenomenon of torture -- Prohibition of torture and ill-treatment under international law -- Rights of detainees -- International norms and standards on interviewing -- Why ordinary people get involved with terrorism, civil conflict and torture -- Investigative interviewing: best practice in questioning witnesses and suspects -- Understanding conflict, and strategies for prevention -- Conflict: command, planning and operations -- Post conflict: strategies for peace and security -- Policing, democracy and reform -- Managing people for change -- Managing the process of change -- Professional standards -- Effective organisation
Summary Provides a concise account and analysis of international human rights and humanitarian law standards relevant to policing. This book puts forward arguments for compliance with those standards and includes good practice on interviewing suspects and on policing conflict. It also includes good management practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-490) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Human rights.
Police brutality.
Form Electronic book
Author Cullen, Stuart.
Williamson, Tom.
ISBN 9047411234 (electronic bk.)
9789047411239 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
Other Titles Title on half title page: Human rights & policing