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Toolbox 11 - Prevention of pickpocketing within the EU – policy & practices

The eleventh toolbox in the series published by the EUCPN Secretariat focuses on the main theme of the Maltese Presidency, which is ‘Prevention of Pickpocketing’. The first part of the...

  • European Union
  • Pickpocketing
  • Organised property crime
  • Research
  • EUCPN Output
  • Toolbox
  • 2018
The railway stations are often places with high concentration of passengers and therefore offer many possibilities for pickpocketing. The pickpockets usually apply short distraction to their victims by asking a question or just bumping. Sometimes they get on train at the same time as the victim who later discovers missing money or other valuables.
  • Slovakia
  • Pickpocketing
  • Good practice
  • 2017