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5-8 October 2015 - Lisbon, Portugal
Priorities of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

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Chinese delegation
19 May 2015

On 18 May 2015, a delegation from the Chinese Ministry of Public Security visited CEPOL’s headquarters in Budapest, Hungary. During the visit, CEPOL’s and the delegation’s representative could exchange information and best practices on...

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14 May 2015

From 12th to 13th May 2015, a delegation representing the incoming Luxembourgish Presidency of the Council of the European Union visited the European Police College Headquarters in Budapest, Hungary. The purpose of this...

17 April 2015

On 25-27 March the European Police College (CEPOL) conference "Cybercrime – Strategic" took place in Jūrmala. The aim of the conference was to...

11 May 2015 to 29 May 2015

The aim of this course is to improve operational cooperation between law enforcement authorities by increasing language skills and participants’ knowledge of European police systems and instruments of cooperation.

Participants will be able to:

  • communicate in English more efficiently in a professional environment
  • demonstrate increased use of police terminology, especially the use of legal and technical terms
  • compare and contrast at least three different policing systems within the European context
  • demonstrate increased knowledge of at least three European Union institutions
25 May 2015 to 29 May 2015

The aim of this course is to improve the visibility of police communication through social media (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube etc.), as well as the application of social media communication for law enforcement purposes and for sharing good professional practice.

Participants will be able to:

  • demonstrate sufficient theoretical and empirical knowledge about the most relevant social media channels
  • understand the effects of social media on law enforcement procedures and operations
  • discuss on new opportunities for investigation as well as legal, ethical and professional limits
  • understand the impact of social media for cross-border and transnational police cooperation
  • discuss how to intervene in practical situations (i.e. with regard to bullying via social media, online sexual abuse, use of social media in public riots, combat radicalisation through social media etc.)
  • explore possibilities for cooperation with the private sector in order to motivate service providers to prevent the use of their platforms for crime


Office address

European Police College
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27

Correspondence address

European Police College
1903 Budapest

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032

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