The trend in limitations of investigation 2006–2014

The trend in limitations of investigation 2006-2014

Interim report pursuant to the Government instruction regarding Performance in respect of investigation and prosecution

English summary of Brå report 2015:17

Brå has been instructed by the Government to analyse how different factors may have influenced performance in the justice system in respect of investigation and prosecution. The instruction comprises three subareas of which one, the subject of this interim report, is the use of limitations of investigation.

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The survey is based on data regarding decisions on reported offences and suspected offences from Brå’s statistical database during the years 2006– 2014. In addition, Brå has conducted six interviews with investigation officers at the Swedish Police and the Public Prosecutor for the purpose of creating greater understanding of the results.

Original report, in Swedish: Utvecklingen av förundersökningsbegränsning 2006–2014

© The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention, 2016
Author: Stina Söderman


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