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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Harriott, Anthony
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Department of Government
Title, Analytic
Police and Society in the Caribbean: The Applications of United Nations Standards for Law Enforcement
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The Application of the United Nations Standards and Norms in Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
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Austria
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United National Office of Drugs and Crime
Date of Publication
2004
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91-96
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Abstract
Discusses the extent to which the Jamaican police service, perhaps the most problematic in the Commonwealth Caribbean, operates in compliance and conformity with the Code of Conduct for Law Enforcenment Officials, amplified by the Basic Principles on the Use of Force by Law Enforcement Officials. With police violence being a great concern in Jamaica itself and among international human rights agencies, the paper focuses on the use of force. Assumes that the basic principles of the Code are applicable, at least in the normal conditions of democratic rule, and are consonant with the demeocratic aspirations of the Governments and people of the Caribbean.....
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