Election Obligations & Standards Database
"STOs should observe the general conditions outside and around the polling station. A number of issues are relevant: Are security personnel present, and if so, are they behaving in an appropriate manner?"
OSCE (ODIHR): Election Observation Handbook (Fifth Edition)
, p. 54
Election Observation Handbook (Fifth Edition)
Voters have a right to security provided by police and security forces in polling stations, but without interference from them.