Ivanovski, Jonche (2021) USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE IN CASES IN WHICH SPECIFIC POLICE ACTION IS REQUIRED. International yearbook of the Faculty of security – Skopje, 41 (1). pp. 7-18. ISSN 1857-6508

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The use of physical force by the police is a very important issue from a legal,
tactical and security point of view. These aspects are crucial for the conduct of the
police, especially since in today's conditions there is more and more talk about the
protection of the basic human rights and the affirmation of their further development.
Due to the sensitivity of the issue, it is very important that the police act in the interest
of the citizens and do not allow their professionalism and expertise to be questioned at
any time. For this reason, their work is aimed at finding the most appropriate ways for
the police to act in conditions when there is legal basis for the use of physical force. In
view of this commitment, we will analyze several problematic situations in which
various self-defense techniques, including physical force, are applied in order to
overcome passive and active resistance and prevent a specific physical attack. Through
the analysis and elaboration of these specific situations in accordance with the
prescribed security standards, it is possible to find solutions for the use of a minimum
and reasonable amount of force with clear distinctions of legal action by the police.
Keywords: police, physical force, defense techniques, tactical procedure,
passive resistance

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Educational sciences
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Other social sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Security
Depositing User: Ms. Olivera Trajanova
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2023 10:59
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2023 10:59

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