powers of the police

Government declares ‘ruthless’ policy toward crime

By | April 10th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Irakli Garibashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–After a man suspected of killing two policemen evaded arrest for almost a week, Georgia’s prime minister says that government will be ‘ruthless toward crime’. The announcement came after several law-enforcement ministers have talked about tougher […]

Georgia to expand police powers after ex-convict’s shooting rampage

By | April 7th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian government is considering expanding police powers after a former convict killed a policeman and evaded capture. It is not known in what way the powers of the police might be increased. The Saakashvili regime started increasing […]

Georgia to increase police powers

By | September 29th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The government in Georgia is looking to increase police powers. Police will no longer have the right to stop and search people on ‘reasonable doubt’, but will have powers to do ‘special police control’, which according to the government’s […]