epa08878239 A US Supreme Court police officer stands outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, USA, 11 December 2020. One hundred twenty-six House Republicans, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and eighteen US state attorneys general support the effort of Texas in attempting to have the Supreme Court invalidate the presidential election results in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Twenty-two Democratic-led states and territories support the battleground states. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
Οι δέκα χώρες που δεν έχουν ένοπλους αστυνομικούς, έχουν πολλές διαφορές όσον αφορά στην αστυνόμευση τους. Αλλά όλες μοιράζονται μια κοινή φιλοσοφία: την αστυνόμευση της συναίνεσης.
Υπάρχουν πολλά κράτη στον κόσμο που έχουν άοπλες αστυνομικές δυνάμεις και οι θάνατοι μεταξύ των αξιωματικών τους είναι γενικά σπάνιοι.
Η στρατηγική της άοπλης αστυνόμευσης τείνει να λειτουργεί καλά σε ορισμένες χώρες όπου υπάρχει η πεποίθηση πως η οπλισμένη αστυνομία οδηγεί σε περισσότερη βία.
Στην παρακάτω λίστα θα γνωρίσετε δέκα χώρες όπου η αστυνομία είναι άοπλη, αν και εξαιρέσεις συμβαίνουν φυσικά υπό ορισμένες συνθήκες, όπως όταν απαιτείται επειγόντως μια ομάδα ένοπλης αντίδρασης. Ο κατάλογος των χωρών που περιλαμβάνονται εδώ καταρτίστηκε αρχικά από το CNN.
epa06950995 British police officers outside Brinklow Tower flats in Highgate, Birmingham, central England, 15 August 2018. Media reports state that following the incident ouside the Houses of Pailiament in Westminster, London, on 14 August, where a silver Ford Fiesta collided with cyclists and pedestrians, before crashing into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, Counter Terrorism officers carried out searches at addresses in the Midlands as part of their enquiries, including two addresses in Birmingham one of which was a flat in Brinklow Tower. The MPS report on 15 August 2018 that 29-year-old man arrested following the incident in Westminster, 14 August, remains in custody at a south London police station. The man, who is a British national originally from Sudan, was arrested at the scene by armed officers. He was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism, under section 41 of the Terrorism Act (TACT) 2000, and detained under TACT. He was subsequently further arrested for attempted murder. EPA/STRINGER UK AND IRELAND OUT SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
epa05744594 An exterior view of the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police department in Reykjavik, Iceland, 23 January 2017. Reykjavik Police on 22 January 2017 said they have found the body of the woman who went missing on 14 January 2017, on Reykjanes beach in the south of the capital. Two fishermen from Greenland trawler Polar Nanoq were taken into custody in connection with the case, media reported. EPA/BIRGIR THOR HARDARSON ICELAND OUT
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epa09181044 Victorian Police officers are seen at the scene of a truck crash in Melbourne, Australia, 06 May 2021. Police in Melbourne are investigating a serious crash in Southbank in which it is understood a group of five pedestrians was hit by a truck. EPA/JAMES ROSS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT
epa08297516 Norwegian Customs and Police officers at the border between Norway and Sweden in Svinesund, Norway, 16 March 2020. Norway has introduced strict border control due to the coronavirus crisis. Several European countries have closed borders, schools and public facilities, and have cancelled major sports and entertainment events in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 which causes the Covid-19 disease. EPA/VIDAR RUUD NORWAY OUT
epa07289061 Onlookers watch on from behind a fence as Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison visits the Vanuatu Police College in Port Vila, Vanuatu, 16 January 2019. Prime Minister Morrison will discuss Australian infrastructure investment, the Pacific labor hire scheme, and building cultural, economic and social ties between the two countries. EPA/DAN HIMBRECHTS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT
epa08317889 Police inspects some of the 14 illegal immigrants survivors (R) found in a container transported on a truck in Tete province, in the western part of Mozambique, Mussacama, 24 March 2020. According to sources, 64 were found dead and 14 survived and the deaths are said to have been due to asphyxiation and the victims are said to be illegal immigrants from different countries who crossed the border from Malawi to Mozambique. EPA/STR
A rebel supporters of coup leader George Speight gives the thumbs up to relatives and friends while being transported from an unknown location by a police van to the Police Academy where nearly 400 supporters are being held in Suva 29 July 2000. Coup leader Speight and the more prominent of the rebels have been moved to the island of Nukulau off the coast of Suva which has been declared a prison zone. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO William WEST
epa08889153 Police stand guard at the Park Hotel in Melbourne, Australia, 17 December 2020. Refugees being held at the Mantra Hotel in Preston were moved to another detention hotel facility on 17 December. EPA/ERIK ANDERSON AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT