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Mai 29 2024
10:34

​Konferenz

Police Accountability  Practices and Dilemmas of Independent Police Complaints Bodies and Police Control

Dear Principal Investigators and members of ConTrust and Normative Orders,

We hereby cordially invite you to the conference “Police Accountability – Practices and Dilemmas of Independent Police Complaints Bodies and Police Control“. The conference is co-organized by the Research Project “Police Accountability: Towards International Standards“ and the Research Initiative “ConTrust“ and will take place as ConTrust Praxisforum on the 19 & 20 of June 2024 at the Research Centre “Normative Orders“ in Frankfurt am Main. We kindly ask you to register before 31st May 2024 via email to Police.Accountability@hwr-berlin.de.

Conference of the Research Project “Police Accountability: Towards International Standards“ / ConTrust Praxisforum

19 & 20 of June 2024

Police Accountability
 Practices and Dilemmas of Independent Police Complaints Bodies and Police Contro


Normative Orders Building
Goethe University
Max Horkheimer Str. 2
60323 Frankfurt am Main

We kindly ask you to register before 31st May 2024 via email to Police.Accountability@hwr-berlin.de

Organizer:
Research Project “Police Accountability: Towards International Standards“ and "ConTrust. Trust in Conflict. Political Life under Conditions of Uncertainty" - a cluster project of the State of Hesse.


In times of expanding police powers as well as increasing discussions about legitimacy and problems within the police, the question of police accountability and control becomes vital.
How is police accountability organised? How are police complaints bodies dealing with complaints? What are their objectives? What powers do they have and how independent are they? How well are they known to the public? How do they function in relation to other police accountability mechanisms? After three years of international, comparative research we present our findings on independent police complaint bodies in an international conference and discuss these key questions together with experts, practitioners and the public.
This three-year project compared independent police complaints bodies (IPCBs) across five countries: Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the UK. Its findings are based on a comparative analysis drawing on over 200 interviews conducted with key stakeholders across the project countries, public surveys conducted in four countries and extensive inter-disciplinary research reflecting the broad expertise of the project members across law, criminology, political science, history and sociology.


We look forward to welcoming you to the conference.

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