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NCJ Number: 141338 Find in a Library
Title: Demilitarization of the Belgian Gendarmerie
Journal: Cahiers de la Securite Interieure  Issue:11  Dated:(November 1992- January 1993)  Pages:125-128
Author(s): L Van Outrive
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 4
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: French
Country: France
Annotation: The demilitarization of the Belgian police was marked by conflicts and included reforms that made the institution into a more normal police service within the Belgian police organization.
Abstract: This article reviews the context and historical development by dates and laws of the "demilitarization" and "normalization" of the Belgian gendarmerie from a military organization in 1912 to a 1991 law than made it a more civilian force. 7 notes
Main Term(s): Foreign police
Index Term(s): Armed services police; Belgium; History of policing
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