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This is the Austrian ECPA entry for 2016. The theme was Prevention of crimes committed on elderly people.
  • Austria
  • Fraud
  • Good practice
  • ECPA
  • Campaign
  • Elderly
  • 2016
“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
  • Good practice
  • 2017
Project "Safe Senior" and thereby its main theme "Safe senior in a safe house" was implemented in the third quarter of 2009. Initially, participants in the meetings with officers were pensioners of Polish Association of Pensioners and the Disabled, as well as supporters of the club Jantar. Subsequently The policeman of The Department of Prevention in Szczecin has established cooperation with key partner The Association of Third Age University in Szczecin and other institutions supporting the project.
  • Poland
  • General crime prevention
  • ECPA
  • Good practice
  • Target groups
  • Elderly
  • 2015
This is the Austrian ECPA entry for 2017, the theme was cyber safety.
  • Austria
  • Cybercrime
  • Fraud
  • Good practice
  • ECPA
  • Elderly
In Austria the number of complaints involving cybercrime rose from 10,010 in 2015 to 13,103 in 2016, which is an increase by about 31 per cent. To counter the massive increase in ransomware, a special investigation team termed CLAVIS was set up in June 2016.
  • Austria
  • Cybercrime
  • Youth
  • Good practice
  • 2017