The key duties of a police is to protect lives and properties through the enforcement of laws and regulations. Some take this as an advantage to take bribe from persons they help. Let’s take a look at the ten most Corrupt Police Forces in the world.
Haiti police force is the most corrupt police institution in the entire universe. For the past few years, the Haitian National Police have violated various human rights and broken numerous laws, such as kidnapping, drug trafficking and police brutality. They have even resisted preventing or responding to gang-related violence. Taking bribes from people seem to be something legal in the eyes of the police officers.
Top 10 Most Corrupt Police Forces In The World; See Ghana’s Position
High level of Police brutality, extorting bribes and developing the problems of the citizens are all the activities in which the police forces of Russia indulge in. Sometimes, when citizens resist such act of the police officers, they tend to be in danger as the police will testify against them.
Mexico is holding the third position among the countries that have most corrupt police forces. The police here are most troubled and they are turning to get worse because of the increasing level of corruption. They are enforcing drug trafficking in the country and are also ignoring the crimes that are developing in the region.
Afghanistan police is the fourth most corrupt institution in the world. They are known for perpetuating all forms of corruption ranging from political corruption, abuse of citizens, being used as an instrument of oppression, bribery, violence, extortion of vehicles at the roadsides, and the host of other doable corrupt practices.
5. Iraqi Police
This police force is known for participating in the kidnapping of citizens, payment of ransom and bribery. That’s the height of it. People charge to protect you are the ones after you.
6. Sudan Police
They are known for beating citizens at checkpoints and taking bribes. Imagine getting flogged for refusing to drop something for them at the checkpoint, that’s sad.
Nigeria Police is the 7th most corrupt police force in the world. The citizens in the country make these officers corrupt. This is because, most people usually abuse the law and in order to avoid going to jail, they tend to bribe officers. The living condition of the officers in Nigeria isn’t all good, so most officers do fall for these bribes.
8. Pakistan Police force
Arresting innocent citizens and taking bribes from them is the leading task of the police force of Pakistan. They have a way of getting away with most crimes they commit.
The corruption level of the police force of Burma is troubling the citizens here. These police forces make the victims pay for the criminal investigation that they take up.
The police force of Somalia is ineffective and is underpaid because of which they indulge in steeling, extortion and bribery.
Ghana is not in the list of top ten most corrupt police forces in the world. It happens to be at the 50th position.