Limitations of investigation

Aspirations and reality

English summary of Brå report 2018:4

This study asks how limitations of investigation are put into practice in Sweden and to what extent the decisions come into conflict with other central goals of the justice system.

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Brå's study shows that the police and public prosecutors entertain many different opinions regarding LIs. There is a variety of opinions regarding the extent to which the mechanism should be used. However, most respondents see the LI as a valuable opportunity to streamline work if it is applied in a skilful and responsible manner. In the report, Brå provides a number of suggestions regarding how the identified shortcomings can be rectified.

© The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention, 2018
Authors: Stina Holmberg och Moa Gustafsson


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