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A disciplinary unit for the Palestinian police

Distribution of the code of conduct to the Palestinian police (credit: EUPOL Copps)
Distribution of the code of conduct to the Palestinian police (credit: EUPOL Copps)

(B2) EUPOL COPPS continues to support the Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) to set up a disciplinary unit within its police discipline and security department. On January 11, the Chief of Security and Discipline, Lieutenant-Colonel Mahmoud AL DIEK, began the official distribution of the first PCP brochure, in a pocket format, which contains the Police Code of Conduct Palestinian. This booklet also summarizes the need to respect human rights, police ethics and values ​​and standards of behavior, and provides an explanation of the role of police security and discipline. 8000 copies of this brochure were printed with the financial support of EUPOL COPPS' and distributed to the special police forces (SPF), in its two units (Central and Ramallah), the protection and guarding units (PGUs), and Ramallah traffic police. The brochures will be distributed to all other PCP departments in the next week. (NGV)

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).