Peru: Police reports or complaints issued by the Policía Nacional del Perú (PNP), including appearance and security features, variances across different police departments or regions; QR codes, including the information available when they are scanned and whether QR codes appear on police reports as a standard practice across the country (2017-March 2019) [PER106266.E]

Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Ottawa

1. Police Reports or Complaints (Denuncias policiales)

Information on the appearance and security features of police reports could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate within the time constraints of this Response.

2. QR Codes on Police Reports

Information on QR codes appearing on police reports, including what information is available when they are scanned and whether they appear on police reports as a standard practice across the country, could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate within the time constraints of this Response.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim for refugee protection. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Additional Sources Consulted

Oral sources: Peru – Policía National del Perú; five lawyers specializing in criminal law in Peru.

Internet sites, including: Agencia Peruana de Noticias Andina; América TV; Amnesty International; Asociación pro derechos humanos; Correo; ecoi.net; El Comercio; El Peruano; El Popular; EU – European Asylum Support Office; Factiva; Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'homme; Human Rights Watch; InSight Crime; La República; Organization of American States; Peru – Ministerio del Interior, Ministerio Público, Policía Nacional del Perú; Perú21; Peru Reports; Publimetro; UN – Refworld; US – Department of State; Washington Office on Latin America.