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"A job well done!" following the reconstruction/renovation, 21 objects of the State Police have been put into operation 2016. gada 10. jūnijs

Within the framework of Activity 5 of project LV08/3 "Improvement of Standards in State Police Short-term Detention Centres" of Norwegian Financial Mechanism implemented by the State Police, reconstruction/renovation was performed in 21 objects of the State Police – 10 short-term detention centres and 11 premises of temporary keeping in the whole territory of Latvia.

Five-lateral (Latvian – Lithuanian –Estonian – Finnish –Swedish) Police and Border Guard authorities chiefs meeting in Jurmala, Latvia 2016. gada 24. marts

March 16th, first day of the meeting, included exchange of views on the five-lateral police cooperation plan, its implementation and forthcoming activities; exchange of information on organized crime tackling in Baltic Sea region, considering the fact that Latvia is planning to preside Baltic Sea region Task Force from 2017-2019, more extensive discussions took place on future challenges and priorities; as well as the Lithuanian Police department enlightened with the police reform in Lithuania.

Media Accreditation for Events of March 16 in Rīga 2016. gada 14. marts

In order to provide the media representatives with the opportunity for comfortable, coordinated and smooth coverage of events of March 16 in Rīga centre, the State Police will carry out the media accreditation prior to the event and will hand out colourful vests for the media representatives.

The Winner of the European Crime Prevention Award is The Netherlands 2015. gada 30. decembris

On 17 December 2015 this year’s European Crime Prevention Award (ECPA) was awarded in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg during the Best Practice Conference (BPC). It was again a great success since 20 countries participated with their best national crime prevention projects, focusing on the theme ‘Cybercrime’. The winner received a check of 10 000 euro, while two other projects were also awarded with an honourable mention and a check of 5 000 euro each.

Reconstruction/renovation works in the first State Police objects have been finished 2015. gada 09. decembris

Within the scope of Norwegian finance instrument project LV08/3 “Improvement of standards for State Police short-term places of detention” realized by State Police, reconstruction/renovation works have been executed in 21 State Police object - 10 short-term detention centers and 11 places of temporary keeping in Latvia.

Policewomen mobilise against trafficking 2015. gada 6. oktobris

Human trafficking is a crime that transcends national boundaries. The Nordic-Baltic Network of Policewomen wants to expand the cooperation against gender-related violence. Next week they will meet in Riga to discuss strategies.

European Crime Prevention Network hands over flag to Luxembourg 2015. gada 2. jūlijs

On 29-30 June, the second board meeting of the European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN) took place at the National Library of Latvia. During the meeting participants discussed issues related to organised crime and how to provide support to the European authorities in combating it.

International conference on psychological and medical selection of police personnel to take place in Jūrmala 2015. gada 10. jūnijs

Riga, 9 June 2015. On 10-12 June the Experience-Sharing Conference of European Medical and Psychological Experts' Network for law enforcement (EMPEN). This year the conference aims to look at and evaluate different approaches to psychological and medical selection of the police personnel.

TISPOL gives green light to future speed enforcement marathons on European roads 2015. gada 27. aprīlis

Riga, 24 April 2015. On 21-23 April in Jūrmala experts from the European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL) discussed the issues on road traffic safety, as well as the results of the pan-European speed enforcement marathon which took place on 16 April.

Discuss reducing number of serious injuries and fatalities on European roads 2015. gada 17. aprīlis

On 21-23 April in Jūrmala “Baltic Beach Hotel” several events will bring together experts from the European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL) to discuss issues on road traffic safety.

Discuss reducing number of serious injuries and fatalities on European roads 2015. gada 16. aprīlis

Riga, 15 April 2015. On 21-23 April in Jūrmala several events will bring together experts from the European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL) to discuss issues on road traffic safety.

Countries should harmonise methods of investigation in fight against cybercrime 2015. gada 30. marts

On 25-27 March the European Police College (CEPOL) conference „Cybercrime – Strategic level" took place in Jūrmala. The aim of the conference was to improve cooperation and harmonize the investigative methods among law enforcement authorities of the EU Member States, as well as to improve public and private partnership and cooperation with the Eastern Partnership countries and EU candidate countries for combat against cybercrime.

Combating cybercrime in the EU to be promoted in Jūrmala 2015. gada 25. marts

Riga, 23 March 2015. On 25-27 March, the European Police College (CEPOL) conference „Cybercrime – Strategic level" will take place in Jūrmala. The aim of the conference is to improve cooperation and harmonize the investigative methods among law enforcement authorities of the EU Member States, as well as to improve public and private partnership and cooperation with the Eastern Partnership countries and candidate countries for the combat against cybercrime.

EU needs to limit “cloned” car registration to combat vehicle crime 2015. gada 25. marts

Riga, 23 March 2015. During the meeting of the Network of EU Contact Points for Tackling Cross-Border Vehicle Crime (CARPOL) which took place on 19-20 March, there was a discussion on how to combat vehicle crime within the EU more efficiently, both improving vehicle registration and inspection procedures, and introducing the 17- digit VIN for agricultural and construction machinery.

European Crime Prevention Network experts change their experience on secondary victimisation 2015. gada 5. marts

Riga, 5 March 2015. On 3-4 March at the National Library of Latvia, board meeting of the European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN) took place. The meeting was attended by high-level state officials responsible for coordination and dissemination of information about crime prevention policies in the respective Member States.

European Crime Prevention Network experts meet in Riga to discuss prevention of secondary victimization 2015. gada 26. februāris

On Tuesday 3 March and Wednesday 4 March at the National Library of Latvia, board meeting of the European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN) will take place. The meeting will be attended by high-level state officials responsible for coordination and dissemination of information about crime prevention policies in the respective Member States.

CEPOL Governing Board Online Meeting: 2015/2016 CEPOL Annual Work Programme and Budget 2015. gada 28. janvāris

The European Police College (CEPOL) is an EU agency dedicated to providing training and learning opportunities to senior police officers on issues vital to the security of the European Union and its citizens. Training covers issues ranging from leadership to law enforcement techniques and EU cooperation to economic crime. Activities are designed to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and best practice and to contribute to the development of a common European law enforcement culture.