This section includes all resources, in chronological order by time when uploaded.
Published in May 2010, the “Police Handbook” is the official code of conduct for the Ghana Police Service. In 61 pages, the handbook details police obligations in numerous settings,including arrests, searches, and police stations.
The “Draft Guidelines on the Use and Conditions of Police Custody and Pre Trial Detention in Africa” discusses the rights in the African Charter on Human Peoples’ Rights related to the rights and protections of detainees and outlines specific practices police should follow in making arrests and holding suspects in custody at a police station.
“France — Legal System (Remand)” is a fact sheet issued by the international organization Prisoners Abroad that gives an overview of the procedure governing remand, or custody, in France.
In December 2011, Fair Trials International updated “Criminal Proceedings and Defence Rights in France,” a booklet providing an overview of the legal system in France and individuals’ rights upon arrest and during trial.