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United with the National French Police

03 October 2019

We strongly condemn the act of violence and murder of our fellow police colleagues in the French capital.
Together at CEPOL, we pay tribute to those killed and seriously injured in Paris knife-man attack.

On behalf of all of us involved in training European of law enforcement community, we express a message of solidarity to the families of victims, to law enforcement community of Paris and France, and all those who dedicate their lives to provide security to our citizens.

Our community stands united against violence and acts of terror.

The Executive Director of...


7th CEPOL National Units’ meeting

01 October 2019

This week (30 September to 2 October) the 7th CEPOL National Units’ (CNU) meeting is taking place at our premises in Budapest.

The meeting provides a great opportunity not only to update our colleagues from across Europe on common achievements or future plans but also to increase efficiency of our cooperation and provide a chance to discuss feedback face-to-face in a number of organised workshop sessions.

Reform of the CEPOL Knowledge Centres, CEPOL 2020 portfolio, results of the 2019 training needs analysis, launch of CEPOL’s new...


Ilkka Laitinen - in memoriam

30 September 2019

It was with deep sorrow that we got the news of the sad demise, of Ilkka Laitinen, former Chief of the Finnish Border Guard.

On the behalf of the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL) we express condolence for the loss.

Ilkka’s has been a devoted European and his work towards protection of the external Finnish and European borders have been respected and admired by the community across the Union. As the first Executive Director of Frontex, with his dedication and labour, he laid...




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