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5-8 October 2015 - Lisbon, Portugal
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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...

29 June 2015 to 02 July 2015

This course aims at improving knowledge, cross-border cooperation and understanding of the implications and requirements for undercover operations.

Participants will be able to:

  • describe the fundamentals of covert operations at international scale
  • summarise the legislation on use of undercover officers in Europe
  • list the main types of cross-border undercover operations
  • identify the most vulnerable aspects of undercover operations
  • list the international cooperation possibilities for undercover operations
  • identify best practice
29 June 2015 to 03 July 2015

This activity aims to provide law enforcement officials with up-to-date information on identifying hate crimes and on taking appropriate actions to investigate these crimes.

Participants will be able to:

  • discuss the EU legislation criminalising hate crime and its implementation in Member States
  • identify the specific features of hate crimes and understand the trauma
  • discuss conscious and unconscious bias
  • use critical thinking skills to synthesise historical information and relate it to their own culture’s ethnic/gender perception
  • identify options to reduce and prevent hate crimes
  • discuss reasons of under-reporting of hate crimes
  • discuss investigative strategies and collection and preservation of evidence


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European Police College
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27

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European Police College
1903 Budapest

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Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

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