Slideshow Quicktabs

Check our Publications section
Check our Publications section
Priorities of the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Quicktabs Latest News & Latest Blogs Horizontal

ESDC logo
24 June 2015

Today, Mr. Dirk Dubois, Head of the European Security Defence College (ESDC), visited CEPOL’s Headquarters. The purpose of the visit was to discuss further...

Sharing expertise
18 June 2015

CEPOL has launched a new series of video interviews on its YouTube channel: Sharing expertise. These...

30 June 2015

The Swedish National Police Academy (Stockholm, Sweden) organised from 2 to 4 June 2015 the CEPOL course 3/2015 on Trafficking in Human Beings and Labour...

24 August 2015 to 28 August 2015

This course aims to raise awareness about the importance of ethical behaviour in day-to-day police work and to enhance the integration of diversity issues into police management.

Participants will be able to:

  • compare police approaches and policies among the EU Member States
  • identify and analyse risks, dilemmas, challenges and advantages of managing diversity within and outside police
  • define the key role of police in managing diversity
  • reflect on professional duty and role in managing diversity
07 September 2015 to 10 September 2015

The aim of this course is to improve the knowledge of senior police and customs officers on combating tobacco smuggling and on modern prevention, control and investigation techniques, with particular emphasis on tracking and tracing, cooperation possibilities with the industry, the impact of technological innovations and the European dimension of the anti-smuggling effort.

Participants will be able to:

  • distinguish the range of challenges faced by law enforcement due to the diverse modus operandi of cigarette smugglers
  • explain the importance of the cooperation agreements between the European Commission (OLAF) and the leading multinational tobacco companies with particular focus on tracking and tracing, due diligence and supplementary payments
  • recognise the significance of EU law enforcement instruments and actions combatting cigarette smuggling such as the Eastern Border Action plan, the Europol Focal Point SMOKE or Joint Customs Operations
  • compare the efficiency of anti-contraband measures of EU law enforcement agencies (i.e. integrated border control or mobile control)
  • explore how technological innovations facilitate control and investigation possibilities in the field of counter-smuggling

Legal Officer AD6

Legal Officer
Temporary Agent


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

EU justice and home affairs agencies