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Four Key Differences Between Civil Law And Criminal Law
- Different objectives of the two systems (one to provide a remedy and the other to punish),
- The burden of proof required (a balance of probabilities as opposed to beyond all reasonable doubt),
- The parties generally involved (two individuals rather than the state and an individual) and the different court structures involved.
What Law Enforcers Look For
- Managers who manage.
- Records of effective risk assessment.
- Plans, strategies and robust management systems for dealing with risk. Effective communication and consultation.
- Well organized employees who know their responsibilities.
- Evidence of monitoring and continuous improvement.