Legal Frame for the Use of Non-lethal Technologies at Selected European Security Forces
Mgr. Marek Radosta, Police Academy of the Czech Republic in Prague
Faculty of Security and Law, Department of Criminal Police

This article demonstrates the actual condition of legislation to the reader, related to armed and security forces of selected European countries, using non-lethal weapons and means legally. This article is focused only on the provisions of acts related to the list, authorizations and ways of use of these technologies. Found non-lethal technologies are listed into transparent tables considering also the right assignment to provisions of affected acts.
Keywords: security forces, non-lethal weapons, distant electrical paralyzer, launcher, emergency explosive.