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In order to prevent and combat economic crimes, several structural units of Latvian State Police work in coordinated co-operation, but the leading ones in their specifics are the Economics Crime Enforcement Department (ENAP) and the Forensic Service Department. In order to promote efficency of this work, a continuous process of education and experience is essential, as well as shortening the duration of investigations, which is possible along with the implementation of modern technological solutions in the work of investigators.

On 3th of Jully of 2020, in order to ensure the opportunity to make a significant contribution and provide the necessary support to before mentioned units in combating economic crimes, Latvian State Police took a participation in the co-financed European Economic area grant 2014-2021 programme “International Police Cooperation and Combating Crime” project No.EEZ/VP/2020/1 “Support to the State Police for increasing effectiveness and quality of economic crime investigation in Latvia”.

INFORMATON ABOUT THE PROJECT

No.EEZ/VP/2020/1 “Support to the State Police for increasing effectiveness and quality of economic crime investigation in Latvia”

Project aim

More effective prevention and combating of economic crime;

With the help of this project, the State Police of Latvia wants to achieve more effective and higher quality pre-trial investigation of economic crimes, as well as faster and better submission of quality documents for prosecution;

The results of the program are expected to be increased effectiveness in terms of combating economic crime, more effective prevention and strengthened capacity to investigate cases.

Main activities

Improvement of infrastructure and technical capacity (refurbishment of ENAP the Forensic Service Department, as well as development of special IT tool);

Enhancement of professional capacity and expertise in the field of economic crime investigations, organising seminars, practical training, experience-sharing trips and international conferences.

Co-operation Partners

the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD);

the IM Information Centre;

the State Agency for Security.

Finances

The total financing of the project is EUR 8 389 124.

 

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