Bangladesh: Getting Police Reform on Track

19 01 2010

URL: http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=6427&l=1
Source: International Crisis Group

This report examines the dire state of Bangladesh’s police and the shortcomings of the current reform process led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It shows how the failing police force, which lacks sufficient ethical and professional standards and often flouts the law it is supposed to uphold, is overstretched, underpaid and outmatched by criminal elements, and unable to cope with increasing demands of a modern democratic society.

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