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International Rules and Standards for Policing (ICRC, 2014)

This brochure highlights the principles and rules of human rights and humanitarian law applicable to the law enforcement function and their practical implications for law enforcement work. The document provides an overview of the relevant rules and standards of international law and how they can be incorporated into professional law enforcement procedures. A more detailed analysis is available in the ICRC manual entitled “To serve and protect: Human rights and humanitarian law for police and security forces".