Legal Framework for the Use of Non-Lethal Technologies by Selected Security Corps in the Czech Republic
Mgr. Marek Radosta, Police Academy of Czech Republic in Prague, Faculty of Social Security, Department of Criminal Police
This article analyses and compares the current state of legislation on armed and security forces that legally use selected non-lethal weapons and means. The article focuses on the provisions of laws concerning the listing, authorization and use of these technologies. Non-lethal findings and technologies based on the knowledge from the expert interviews are incorporated into transparent tables, taking into account the correct inclusion in the wording of the paragraphs of the relevant laws.
Keywords: security corps, non-lethal weapon, electronic control device, grenade launcher, stun grenade.