Country Slovakia
Year 2008
Type of Measure Police > Training
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

Trainings were held in December 2008 to familiarize police with the Amendments to the Police Forces Act introduced by Act 491/200 and, in particular, the ability of police to remove a perpetrator of domestic violence from the home. To date, approximately 500 police officers have been trained. Trainings are also planned for 2009.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Slovakia, February 2009