Bolivia announces reform of Police Disciplinary Regime because “it criminalizes good officers”

Bolivia's Minister of Government Eduardo del Castillo on Monday announced the reform of the Police Disciplinary Regime Law, passed by the government of former President Evo Morales, because "it criminalizes good officers."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "We have many pending tasks within the institution, we must analyze and redesign the Police Disciplinary Regime Law (...) a law that has often become an instrument to criminalize good police officers and which is not fulfilling its real purpose, namely to punish misconduct," Del Castillo said.

He also noted that the government intends to develop a "law of the police career plan," for which he has urged officers, active or retired, to submit their proposals to the General Command.

"The evaluation of the National Police Academy's curriculum is pending, with the aim of improving the . . .

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