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New Study Examines Policing in Timor-Leste

April 2, 2014

TimorStudyPolicingThe Asia Foundation just released a new study that examines key features of police development in Asia’s youngest country, Timor-Leste. As part of the Overseas Development Institute’s global “Securing Communities” project, the case study reveals a unique process of development of community policing, influenced by historical legacies of occupation and resistance, and builds an understanding of how community policing develops under specific political conditions. Download full study.

Related locations: Timor-Leste
Related programs: Conflict and Fragile Conditions
Related topics: International Development


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