High Representative Calls On PRC To Eradicate Politics From Police Reform

Speaking this morning at the start of the final Police Restructuring Commission (PRC) session - which is due to run until Wednesday this week - the High Representative, Paddy Ashdown, said “the PRC’s task is unambiguous; to create a single police system, free from political interference, capable of serving the citizen and taking on criminals from l [...]

PRC Declaration signed

Police Restructuring Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina met today in Brussels with senior officials of the European Union, High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy, Javier Solana and European Commissioner for External Affairs, Chris Patten. During the meetings, the Police Restructuring Commission presented the Institutions of th [...]

Clear Public Support for More Effective Law Enforcement

At a roundtable held today in Sarajevo entitled “Police as a Service to the Community”, the Chairman of the Police Restructuring Commission, Wilfred Martens invited representatives of BiH non-governmental organisations and law enforcement experts to assess the way in which Law Enforcement agencies interact with the communities they serve.

Press Conference: High Representative To Give Police Restructuring Commission Its Mandate

The goal of this Commission is clear: to help BiH put in place a police structure that will be effective, efficient, and enforce the rule of law.
Let me be blunt. At the moment, organised crime has the upper hand in this country. BiH’s police forces are divided, over-staffed, under-resourced, and can’t even operate across the IEBL; however, [...]