OHCHR and law enforcement
Over the past decades, a number of international standards on the use of force in law enforcement have been developed:
- Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials
- Basic Principles on the Use of Force and Firearms by Law Enforcement Officials
In addition, the UN Human Rights Committee has adopted general comments on the interpretation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, where it has clarified the legal standards related to the use of force under the Covenant.