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This is the Danish ECPA entry for 2016. The theme was Prevention of crimes committed on elderly people.
  • Denmark
  • Pickpocketing
  • Car theft
  • Other OPC
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Elderly
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2016

VEHICLE CRIME

Criminality of car stealing after 1989 has become the focus of attention not only of the police, criminologists and investigators, but also the entire society and almost all...

  • Slovakia
  • Organised property crime
  • Car theft
  • National policy
  • 2014

In Denmark robbery is considered a very serious crime as it contains elements of both enrichment and violence or coercion. The maximum penalty for robbery is thus also considerably higher...

  • Denmark
  • Organised property crime
  • Other OPC
  • National policy
  • 2014

Within the meaning of the Slovak Criminal Act the criminal act of robbery, the characteristics of which are referred to in section 188, is considered to have taken place if the offender used...

  • Slovakia
  • Organised property crime
  • Other OPC
  • National policy
  • 2014
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