In Serbia, integrity testing for police officers has been mentioned ever since 2012, but neither the employees of the Ministry of Interior nor the public are acquainted with the advantages or challenges of the implementation of this anti-corruption measure.
Integrity testing has been the subject of public discussion in Serbia since 2012. The Law on Police, which introduced three preventive anti-corruption measures, including the integrity test, was enacted four years later.
The coalition prEUgovor has been monitoring Serbia’s progress in regard to the adherence to political criteria for EU membership and policies covered under Chapters 23 (Judiciary and Fundamental Rights) and 24 (Justice, Freedom and Security) of the European acquis in the negotiation process.
At the conference prEUgovor it was pointed out that even though Serbia is ready for the opening of Chapters 23 and 24, cases like the destruction in Savamala present a potential reason for stopping the negotiations on membership in the EU.
Did the parties express their standpoint on chapters 23 and 24 during pre-election period and have they respected the rule of law – these were the topics of the seventh CHATvrtak.
This policy brief analyses the existing institutional and procedural landscape for exchange of operational information and police cooperation between Serbia and Kosovo, with a view to proposing a model for establishing more effective direct cooperation between the two police forces.
This Report presents the results of monitoring the integrity of the police service in Serbia as of 1 of November 2015, and recommendations on how to strengthen the police accountability. Research indicates whether and to what extent the Ministry of Interior and the police are behaving responsibly, ...