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“Once the cold season starts and night falls early, burglaries are on the rise. Therefore, the police will take action against this type of crime in autumn and winter 2016 and 2017, too. Specific analysis methods and swift search and investigative measures combined with more prevention are to be adopted to counter this type of crime. Direct contact to police officers lies at the heart of these measures.”
  • Austria
  • Burglary
  • Initiatives
  • Situation
  • 2017
This is a collaborative partnership between the law enforcement agency, community members and groups, nonprofit providers and the individuals and organizations to serve to develop solutions to problems and increase trust in police.
  • Austria
  • Community-oriented policing
  • Organised property crime
  • Burglary
  • Pickpocketing
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Situation
  • 2012
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
  • Initiatives
  • Victims
  • 2017
The project is addressed mostly to Polish citizens as another awareness raising project directed at foreign nationals was carried out by International Organization for Migration in partnership with the Ministry of the Interior. The objectives of the project will result in the implementation of tasks envisaged in the National Action Plan against Trafficking in Human Beings for 2013-2015.
  • Poland
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Initiatives
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2016
The efforts of the Slovak Republic in the field of educational activities within combating trafficking in human beings continued in 2016 with a joint multidisciplinary training for specialized investigators, prosecutors and judges. The training is a part of a compulsory additional education for prosecutors and judges organized by the Judicial Academy of the Slovak Republic in cooperation with the Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic. The programme of the training included general information on trafficking in human beings such as international and national legisation, national coordination structure, national referral mechanism and specialized programme of support and assistance to victims of trafficking in human beings, as well as information from law enforcement on trafficking cases and application problems and detailed information on the possibilities within criminal proceedings including the rights of victims. The training also gave an opportunity for all the participants to exchange their experience, views and best practice.
  • Slovakia
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Initiatives
  • Intermediaries
  • Training
  • Victims
  • 2016