Historical Perspective of Criminal Liability of Officials Executing Police Powers
pplk. Mgr. Bc. Kateřina Hlaváčová, LL.M., Police Presidium of the Czech Republic, Department of Internal Control
plk. Mgr. et Mgr. Miroslav Šteinbach, Police Presidium of the Czech Republic, Head of Analytical and Legislative Department

This paper deals with the continuity of development of criminal liability of officials for an act related to the execution of police powers. The basic hypothesis is the fact that the criminal liability of police officers has an expanding tendency. The purpose of this paper is to realize how the criminal liability of officials executing policing powers was changing in course of particular historical periods in the countries of the Czech Crown.
Key words: criminal liability of officials, misuse of powers by an official, torture and another inhumane treatment, corruption.