Law Enforcement

The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.

                    Sir Robert Peel, Bt
British Home Secretary (1822-1830)
– Founder of the London Metropolitan Police
– Father of Modern Policing

Compendium of United Nations standards and norms in Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice(UNODC, 2006)

  1. Persons in custody, non-custodial sanctions, juvenile justice and restorative justice
  2. Legal, institutional and practical arrangements for international cooperation
  3. Crime prevention and victim issues
  4. Good governance, the independence of the judiciary and the integrity of criminal justice personnel

Criminal Justice Assessment Toolkit (UNODC & UN Habitat, 2006)

  • Introduction
  • Policing
  • Access to Justice
  • Custodial and Non-Custodial Measures
  • Cross-Cutting Issues

Criminal Justice Assessment Toolkit: Criminal Prevention Assessment Tool (UNODC & UN Habitat, 2009)

Ethics in Policing (EiP)

Good Practices in Building Police-Public Partnerships (OSCE, 2008)

Guidebook on Democratic Policing (OSCE, 2007)

Implementation of Police-Related Programmes – Lessons Learned in South-Eastern Europe(OSCE, 2008)

Perspectives – Magazine on drugs, crime and terrorism (UNODC)

Policing in Eastern and Central Europe: Comparing Firsthand Knowledge with Experieence from the West
(College of Police and Security Studies · Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1996)

Reference Guide to Criminal Procedure (OSCE, 2007)

Rule of Law Index (WJP, 2010)

The Role of Capacity Building in Police Reform (OSCE, 2006)

Transparency International2013 Corruption Perceptions Index

United Nations Criminal Justice Standards for United Nations Police (UNODC & UNDPKO, 2009)

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)

Anti-Trafficking Manual for Criminal Justice Practitioners (online book)

Downloadable Chapters

  1. Definition of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants
  2. Indicators of trafficking in persons
  3. Psychological reaction of victims of trafficking in persons
  4. Control methods in trafficking in persons
  5. Risk assessment in trafficking in persons investigations
  6. International cooperation in trafficking in persons cases
  7. Crime scene and physical evidence examinations in trafficking in persons investigations
  8. Interviewing victims of trafficking in persons who are potential witnesses
  9. Interpreters in trafficking in persons investigations
  10. Victims’ needs in criminal justice proceedings in trafficking in persons cases
  11. Protections and assistance to victims-witnesses in trafficking in persons cases
  12. Compensation for victims of trafficking in persons
  13. Considerations in sentencing in trafficking in persons cases

Basic Training Manual on Investigating and Prosecuting the Smuggling of Migrants (online edition)

Manual for Training Police on Anti-Human Trafficking (UNODC-ROSA & Indian Government, 2008)

Model Law Against the Smuggling of Migrants (UNODC, 2010)

Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons (online) (2008, UNODC)

  1. International Legal Framework
  2. Problem Assessment and Strategy Development
  3. Legislative Framework
  4. International Criminal Justice Cooperation
  5. Law Enforcement and Prosecution
  6. Victim Identification
  7. Immigration Status of Victims and their return and reintegration
  8. Victim Assistance
  9. Prevention of Trafficking in Persons
  10. Monitoring and Evaluation

Modern-day Slavery Hub (Global Development Professionals Network / Guardian)